A 2013 graduate from Wilton High School in Wilton, CT ... Lettered all four years ... Got first place in the 2012 Northeast Regional Championships ... Rowed for the New Canaan Crew Club ... Also competed for the Maritime Rowing Club in 2011-13, SoNo Rowing in 2010-11 and Norwalk River Rowing Association from 2008-10.
Born Nov. 29, 1994 in Royal Oak, MI ... Parents are John and Julie West ... Majoring in structural engineering at Roosevelt College with aspirations of becoming a structural engineer ... Has a younger brother named Brady ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Roots for the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions ... Favorite athlete is Justin Verlander.