23 Cory Finnerty
>> At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at slot back behind Marcus Curry ... does a good job of blocking on the perimeter ... can catch the ball out of the backfield, as well ... has earned one varsity letter.
>> 2008: Competed in all 13 games for the Mids, making seven starts ... produced 71 yards on eight carries and scored a touchdown ... played his part in helping the Mids' rushing attack lead the nation in rushing for an unprecedented fourth consecutive season (292.4 yds/gm) ... caught four passes for 37 yards ... scored his first collegiate touchdown on a career-long 22-yard scamper in the second quarter against Notre Dame ... carried the ball once for 13 yards and pitched in a five-yard reception against Temple ... gained 16 yards on the ground on his two carries against SMU ... one of his two carries was for a career-long 14 yards ... carried the ball once for three yards against 23rd-ranked Pitt ... his 19-yard reception at Wake Forest was just the third of his career and was a career long ... made two receptions for 13 yards, including a long of seven yards at Ball State ... earned the start in his first collegiate appearance ... rushed for 19 yards on the first two carries of his collegiate career in the Mids' opener against Towson.
>> 2007: Did not see any varsity action.
>> 2006: Did not see any varsity action.
>> High School / Personal: A 2005 graduate of Saint Bonaventure High School, Finnerty attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2005-06 academic year ... a three-year letterwinner who led his football team to two league championships, posting a combined 27-1 record ... full name is Cory Ronald Finnerty ... born May 8, 1987, in Ventura, Calif. ... son of Tom Finnerty and Laurie Richards ... majoring in Naval Architecture.