Bears rack up four All-Big 12 performances on first day of conference meet in Lawrence.
Bears have 11 women's, eight men's athletes honored by Big 12 Conference.
Bears capture 10 event titles Saturday in final home meet of 2017 season.
Senior jumper finishes second in record-setting fashion Friday in Austin.
Senior multi-athlete betters 2003 BU mark by one point Thursday in Austin.
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country (First Team)
• Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll member
2017 Cross Country: Was one of three Bears to score in every meet he competed in during the season, scoring in six meets…Started out season by winning the Bear Twilight Invitational with a time of 18:13.2 on the 6K course…Finished third overall at the Ken Garland Invitational (20:28.6)…Second Bear to finish at the Joe Piane Invitational, marking a time of 25:15.1 on the five-mile course…Posted 25:35.3 time at Pre-Nationals…Was final scoring runner at the Big 12 Championship, logging time of 25:24.1 on the 8,000m course…Ran 32:00.8 on the 10,000m course at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships…Earned second Academic All-Big 12 First Team recognition during cross country season.
2017 Track: Competed in seven meets during the season…During the indoor season, posted personal-best time of 8:30.35 in the 3,000 meters at the Charlie Thomas Invitational…Was runner-up in the 5,000m at the Texas A&M Invitational (15:12.38)…Finished third at the Tyson Invitational in same event (15:03.65)…Ran fastest race of the season at the Big 12 Indoor Championship, finishing 14th with a time of 14:53.56…During the outdoor season, ran only 5K race at the Michael Johnson Invitational, logging a runner-up finish (14:43.87)…In the 10,000m event, earned fourth at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival (30:43.50)…Ended season at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship, finishing 13th with a time of 31:15.68…Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 First Team…Named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List.
2016 Cross Country: Raced in four meets, producing scoring performances in all...Was BU's second runner at both Big 12 Championship and NCAA South Central Regional...Covered 8,000 meters at conference meet in 26:41.2 to be 39th...Posted 10K time of 31:29.0 to be 30th at regional meet, leading Bears to fifth-place team finish...Was fifth BU runner to finish at Notre Dame Invitational with five-mile time of 25:34.4 to be 156th overall...Opened season with fifth-place showing at Ken Garland Invitational, completing four-mile course in 20:17.8, to help Bears win team title...Named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List.
2016 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2015 Cross Country: Competed in three meets, producing scoring performances in all...Opening season by placing 15th at Ken Garland Invitational with four-mile time of 20:08.0 to be BU's third runner...Was runner-up for Bears at Stanford Invitational with 46th-place showing in 6,000-meter mark of 24:45.2...Ended season at Chile Pepper Festival by placing 86th overall and fifth for BU with 8,000-meter time of 25:26.9...Did not run in season's final two meets due to injury...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2015 Track: Took part in four indoor meets...Had season-best time of 8:44.97 to be 34th at Rod McCravy Memorial in 3,000 meters...Recorded top finish of season at Tyson Invitational by running 5,000 meters in 15:06.39 to be fourth...Participated in four outdoor meets...Set personal-best in 1,500-meter in season-opening TCU Invitational with time of 4:10.06 to be 16th...Carded season-best time of 8:57.00 in 3,000-meter event with fourth-showing at TCU meet...Was 12th in 15:42.06 in lone 5,000-meter race of season at Michael Johnson Classic...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 Cross Country: Produced scoring performances in all six of meets contested...Opened year with 5,000-meter time of 15:31.1 to be 11th at UTA Season Opener...Was BU's fifth finisher at Big 12 Championships in season-best 6,000-meter time of 25:54.1...Scored for Bears at NCAA South Central Regional Championships by placing 82nd in 32:58.6...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.
2014 Track: Took part in four indoor meets, running both mile and 3,000 meters...Tallied personal-best of 4:22.69 in mile run at Tyson Invitational to be 19th...Recorded season-best of 8:44.27 to be 8th in Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational...Ran in four outdoor meets...Had top showings in 1,500 and 3,000 meters at TCU Invitational...Placed 19th in shorter distance in 4:13.01, while running 9:00.41 to be sixth in the 3,000 meters...Produced season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:14.08 to be 29th at Florida Relays...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013 Cross Country: Competed in three meets in first year...Placed 47th at Bear Twilight Invitational in 6K-time of 20:12.2...Had season-best 8,000-meter time of 26:07.70 to be 66th at Big 12 Championship...Took part in Chile Pepper Festival meet.
High School: Ran two years of cross country and track at Lafayette High School...Helped cross country team to conference, district and sectional titles in 2012...Earned All-Conference honors in cross country in 2011 and 2012...Netted All-State honors in cross country and track (4x800) in senior season...Had personal-bests of 1:55 in the 800, 4:22 in the 1600 and 9:39 in the 3,200.
Personal: Parents are Steve and Judy West...Both parents ran for Bucknell University...Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health science studies…Currently a master’s candidate in community health education.