West in 2011 (Jr.): Finished the year ranked 24th nationally in faceoff win percentage, winning 52.1 percent of the draws (110-211) he took ... faced seven of the top 15-ranked draw specialists over the course of the year -#3 Matt Dolente, Johns Hopkins; #6 Stephen Robarge, VMI; #10 Ryan Snyder, Lehigh; #11 Curtis Holmes, Maryland; #12 R.G. Keenan, North Carolina; #14 John Schiavone, Loyola; #15 Brian Tabb, Georgetown ... finished the season ranked seventh on the Mids' single-season wins list with 110 ... moved into the top 10 after winning 7 of 16 against Maryland ... reached the 100-win mark for the season with a 12-for-21 effort against Army (4-16) ... ranked sixth on Navy's all-time career faceoff wins list with 175 ... he trails fifth-place Mikelis Visgauss (2005-08) by six and fourth-place Jason Hull (1995-98) by eight ... he is only 25 wins away from becoming only the fourth player in school history to win 200 or more draws ... won seven of the 14 draws he took against Georgetown before giving way to teammates Evan McGoogan (1-5) and Zak Tingley (1-2) ... also picked up five ground balls in the contest ... won seven of the 16 draws he took against Maryland, including helping the Mids win 5 of the 7 faceoffs in the second half ... claimed six of the 13 faceoffs against Colgate, where he also took his first shot of the season which was saved ... won 11 of the 14 draws he took at Holy Cross, posting a career-best 78.6 win percentage ... was sensational against Towson, winning a career-high 19 faceoffs on a personal-best 29 attempts ... scooped up eight grounds balls in the process ... played what was then the game of his career in leading the Mids to a 15-6 win over Lafayette ... claimed 16 of the 23 draws he took for a 69.6 win percentage ... the wins, attempts and win percentage were all then-career highs ... also picked up a personal-high nine ground balls ... moved into 11th on the Mids' all-time faceoff wins list with 112 wins following his performance against Lafayette ... he is only the 12th player in school history (since faceoffs have officially been tabulated) to record 100 wins ... won a then career-high tying 11 of the 19 draws he took at Bucknell (3-7), winning seven of his last nine faceoffs in the game (5-7 in 4th, 1-1 in OT 1, 1-1 in OT 2) ... also grabbed a career-high five ground balls ... came into the Bucknell game having won just three of his previous 22 draws over the span of 10 quarters (2nd half of Loyola through Lehigh) ... came in during the fourth quarter to win two of the four draws in the Mids' Patriot League opener against Lehigh ... was 0-for-9 from the "x" at North Carolina ... struggled mightily against Loyola where he won just 7 of the 21 draws ... actually split the faceoffs in the first half 6-12, but won just 1 of 9 in the second half ... opened up the 2011 campaign by winning 11 of the 18 draws he took against VMI ... the wins (11) and attempts (18) against the Keydets were both career highs ... a game later against Loyola he attempted a new high of 21 draws ... grabbed a then career-high tying four grounders against VMI, while also causing a pair of turnovers ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after achieving a 3.60 GPA for the spring semester.
2010 (So.): Saw action in every game as one of the Mids' four faceoff specialists ... paced Navy with his 49.2 win percentage, claiming 64 of the 130 draws he took ... the 64 wins go down in the Navy record book as the 15th most in a single season ... he enters his junior season ranked 14th on the Mids' all-time faceoff wins list with 65 wins ... he trails 13th-place Bart Orr (1997-00) by 24 and is 74 wins shy of joining Navy's all-time top 10 ... played a fine game against Johns Hopkins where he won six of nine faceoffs ... took 14 of the 16 draws against Army in the regular-season meeting, winning nine ... his nine wins, 14 attempts and 64.3 win percentage were all career highs ... meanwhile the nine wins tied as the most in 2010 by a Navy player and the win percentage was also the best ... won five of the seven faceoffs against Bucknell, including the draw to start overtime ... it gave Navy possession and what would turn into the game-winning goal ... also had a fine performance against North Carolina where he won four of the five draws ... named to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team after winning 23 of the 48 faceoffs he took and grabbing 11 ground balls against Lafayette and Army.
2009 (Fr.): Made his collegiate debut in the Mids' win over VMI, where he won one of his five faceoffs.
More on West: A 2008 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, West was a three-sport all-star who garnered four letters in lacrosse, soccer and indoor track & field ... led the lacrosse team to the region title in 2006 with a 13-2 record ... in 2008, Stephen Decatur claimed the Bayside Championship with a 13-1 mark ... earned First-Team All-State (Md.) lax kudos as a senior en route to being named a First-Team High School All-American ... received First-Team All-Bayside recognition in lacrosse from 2006-08 ... was also a first-team all-league midfielder for the soccer team from 2005-08 ... member of the 4x800 meter relay team that placed fourth at the state meet in 2008 ... member of the National Honor Society ... served as class president and was a member of the Student Government Association ... brother, Ryan, played lacrosse at Drexel ... father, Randy, attended Salisbury University where he was a member of the football team ... son of Walter and Gwen West ... majoring in Systems Engineering, he has been named to the Commandant's List three times ... named to the Dean's List last spring ... ranked in the top 33 percent of his class (1,148) in academic and overall order of merit.