Ricky West
Ricky West


Scarborough, Ontario

High School:
Francis Libermann Catholic




Peoples and West Named NCAA First-Team All-America

Peoples earns recognition twice, five others receive honors


More School Records Fall on Day Two at Big 12 Championships

Farmer and Peoples once again better their own records


Fifty-Three Tigers Named Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field

Missouri leads the conference with 26 women and 27 men selected to the team


Tigers Lead the Way With 53 Academic All-Big 12 Honorees

Tiger men land 27 on All-Big 12 Academic Team while women land 26.


Drake Relays Week Starts With Another Record

Tigers will Compete at Three Meets; Haarklau Opens Week With Record Pole Vault

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Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
800m Run 1:51.82 1:50.18
400m Dash 49.41

Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Did not compete.

Indoor: Ran in the 800m run throughout the season for the Tigers and ran in the 1,000m run at the Big 12 Championships, clocking a time of 2:28.14, earning 11th place overall ... The race was his only appearance in the 1,000m run throughout the indoor season ... Posted a season-best clocking of 1:51.82 in the 800m run at the Meyo Invitational ... Ran the 600-yard run twice during the season, posting a season-best clocking of 1:12.43 at the Adidas Classic ... Ran as a member of the 4x400m relay twice, posting a season-best time of 3:18.17, and the distance medley relay once, finishing in 10:14.32 ... Clocked in at 1:52.11 in the 800m run at the ISU Last Chance Meet, but fell just shy of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in the event.

High School:
Three-time Toronto District College Athletic Association (TDCAA) Outstanding Male Performer during his time at Francis Liberman Catholic ... Honored as the 2008 Ontario Track and Field Association's (OTFA) Junior Athlete of the Year in the middle-distance events ... Selected to Canada's World Junior Team in 2008 ... Was the Ontario High School Champion in the 800m run and finished as the runner-up in the 400m dash in 2008 ... Finished second in the 800m run and fourth in the 400m dash at the Canadian Junior Championships ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that won gold at the Canadian Junior Championships in both 2007 and 2008 ... Holds a 400m personal-best time of 48.31, set in June of 2008 and set his 800m personal-best in the same month, clocking in at 1:49.91 ... Member of the honor roll in each of his four years of high school ...Also competed for Phoenix Athletic Association Club Team.

Born in 1990 in North York, Canada, to parents Philip and Joanne West ... Plans to major in marketing while at Mizzou and hopes to become a successful entrepreneur.

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