|Hometown:||New Canaan, CT|
|High School:||The Gunnery|
The Book on West: West has exceptional speed up and down field and has the ability to run with any midfielder...Has the ability to compete for a starting role as a long stick midfielder in 2011.
College: In 2010, played 17 games as an LSM, starting once ... Scored one goal and recorded 14 groundballs ... In 2009, West made the switch from short stick to long stick midfielder and opened the season as the Tigers' starting LSM...played in 14 games scooping 11 gbs...Appeared in three games as a freshman in 2008 as a midfielder.
High School: Played three years of varsity lacrosse and one year of basketball at The Gunnery...Captained the lacrosse team his senior year.
Personal: Son of Thayer and Susan West...Has two siblings, Erin and John.