Finley, North Dakota college finish 3rd at NJCAA Nationals

May 19, 2018

Tesa Finley softball

Tesa Finley

Wasilla Tesa Finley was part of a North Dakota State College of Science team that made a nice run at the National Junior College Athletic Association D3 Softball Championships.

The Wildcats reached the final day of the national tournament in Rochester, Minnesota, before losing 6-0 to Herkimer College in the third-place game.

Finley, of Colony High fame, alternated starts at catcher and went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs in her two games.

North Dakota State College of Science went 2-0 in the tournament when the Alaskan started behind the plate. Overall, the team won 18 of 23 when she was on the field.

Finley, a freshman, hit .246 with a home run, five RBIs and six runs.