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.
Women's team has three All-Big 12 performers in Lubbock Saturday.
Men, women slated to run for conference title Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
BU women have three runners in top-40 in Notre Dame, Ind., Friday.
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 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.