David Westcott
David Westcott
Year: So.
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill.
High School: Millbrook (N.Y.)
Events: Distance

Talented steeplechase runner with potential to challenge the top runners in the conference, per the coaches.

2016 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2016 Outdoor: Nearly had a breakthrough performance at the NCAC Championships (May 6) … Just missed scoring in the 3000-meter steeplechase, taking ninth with a time of 10:20.07 … Turned in a season-best clip of 10:02.77 in the steeplechase at the Wooster Invitational, placing sixth (April 1-2).

2016 Indoor: Competed in the 3000 meters (9:15.19) at the NCAC Championships (March 4-5) … Placed fourth in the 3000 (9:19.36) at the Kenyon Classic (Feb. 20).

2015 Cross Country: Earned a spot on the regional squad, turning in a 28:43.0 at the Great Lakes Regional Championships (Nov. 14) … Placed 69th at the NCAC Championships with a 28:20.3 8000 meters time … Clocked in at 28:27.7 at the All-Ohio Championships (Oct. 2) and 28:33.2 at the #JennaStrong Fall Classic (Oct. 16).

Prior to Wooster: Earned three letters in cross country and two in track and field at Millbrook School … Set five school records … Two-time team captain for both cross country and track & field.

Personal: Born Dec. 27, 1995 … Son of Mark and Carla Westcott … Majoring in psychology and sociology.