Bears have five individuals, both men’s and women’s teams honored.
Lady Bears conclude season in Terre Haute, Ind. Saturday.
Bears making ninth NCAA appearance in last 16 years.
Lady Bears secure team spot at national meet after second-place regional finish.
Men, women slated to run for regional titles Friday in Fayetteville, Ark.
• 2017 All-Big 12 Outdoors (5,000m)
• 2017 All-Big 12 Cross Country
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection
2017 Track: Garnered first All-Big 12 track honors in both indoor and outdoor seasons…Captured fourth place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Championship to earn first honor (9:25.0)…Placed again in the 5,000 meters at the conference meet, finishing with a 16:23.08 mark (seventh place)…Also competed in three other meets…In the outdoor season, participated in two events…Earned outdoor conference honor in the 5,000 meters, running a 16:46.11 time at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship…Collected runner up finish in the 1,500 meters at the Roadrunner Invitational…Also had a top four finish at the Michael Johnson Invitational in the same event…Earned Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors…Named to spring edition of Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2016 Cross Country: Earned first career All-Big 12 honors after scoring at the Big 12 Championship, placing 15th with a time of 21:14.2…Was a scoring runner in all seven races she competed in…Finished in the top 10 at the NCAA South Central Regional to advance to the NCAA Championships (20:47.7)…Ended season with a 6,000 meter time of 20:55.2…Finished in top 10 at Texas A&M Invitational earlier in the season (21:04.0)…Had sixth place finish at the Bear Twilight Invitational (14:06.5)…Earned fall Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List recognition.
High School: Produced four state titles in prep career at Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Mo....Closed senior season with victory at MSHSAA Class 5 State Championships in 1,600 meters and as member of 4x800-meter relay...Claimed 2015 Missouri Class 4 state title in cross country and 2015 Class 5 state crown in 3,200 meters......Placed 13th at Nike Cross Nationals to earn All-America honors...Holds five Lafayette HS school record...National Honor Society Member..Boasts personal-best of 2:12.53 in 800 meters and 4:45.49 in the 1,600-meter run, 10:26.40 at 3,200 meters.
Personal: Parents are Steve and Judy West...Brother, Jordan is member of Baylor men's cross country and track teams...Major is pre-biology.