West signs letter of intent
Lockhart senior Chris West has signed a national letter of intent to run at Samford University. Samford is a Division I University located in Birmingham, Alabama. The University was founded in 1841 and is the largest independently supported University in the State of Alabama. West will be receiving a four-year scholarship worth an estimated $70,000.
On May 13, 2005, We
st capped off an outstanding fourth year in high school by winning the class 4A State Championships in both the 1600 and 3200 meter runs.
Last November, West also won the 2004 State Championship in Cross Country.
In June, West plans on competing in two more races before making the jump into the collegiate ranks.
On June 4, West will be competing in Albuquerque, N.M. at the Great Southwest Invitational Track and Field meet.
On June l7, West will be running with Lockhart teammates Mason Larkin, Clay Culpepper, and Justin Plan in Greensboro, N.C. in the Nike Outdoor National Championship Track and Field meet.