Blake West -
Blake West

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Wetumpka HS

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
12/22/1987

Experience:
3L


Junior Season (2008-09)
Saw action in six tournaments throughout the season ... averaged 75.78 strokes per round ... best finish of the year came in the season-opening tournament, the San Francisco Intercollegiate, where he placed tied for 16th overall with a career-best 54-hole score of 218... in all, finished with four top-25 results, with an 18th-place result at the Reunion Intercollegiate, 20th-place finish at the Duck Invitational and a 22nd-place result at the C-USA Championship ... qualified for the U.S. Amateur in the summer of 2009 ... along with brother Adam, captured the Alabama state four-ball championship.

Sophomore Season (2007-08)
Competed in three tournaments during the season ... best finish came with a 49th-place result at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate ... recorded a career-low 18-hole round of 69, set during the second round of the SunTrust Gator Invitational ... also set a career-best 36-hole score of 144 in the same event ... finished season with a 76.22 per round average.

Freshman Season (2006-07)
Awarded the Conference USA Freshman of the Year, becoming just the second golfer in program history to earn the award (Chris Devlin, 1996-97) ... competed in nine events throughout campaign, averaging a 75.30 per round ... best finish of season came at the C-USA Championships, where he tied for 22nd overall with a seven-over par 223 (79-71-73) ... had a career-low 54-hole score of 219 (74-74-71) to finish tied for 43rd overall ... recorded a career-low round of 71 on three different occasions throughout season ... 36-hole career low mark of 146 came at the Gator Invitational ... recorded five rounds of at or below par.

High School
A four-year letterwinner under Diane Searry at Wetumpka HS ... earned all-county accolades in each of his seasons at Wetumpka ... named the Montgomery All-Metro Player of the Year in 2006 ... also earned Montgomery All-Metro accolades on three occasions ... finished runner-up in the 2006 high school state championships ... helped lead team to the County Tournament championship and qualify for state championships during each of his four seasons in high school ... also qualified for the U.S. Junior Championship and captured two Southeastern junior golf tournaments.

Personal
Full name is Blake West ... born Dec. 22, 1987 ... twin brother Adam is also a member of the UAB golf team ... son of Tommy and Susan West ... major is business ... also has one older brother.

 
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