21  Arin West
Arin West

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toms River, N.J.

High School:
Toms River North

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 212

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
02/17/1989

Major:
Health Science


2010: Outstanding season ... Seawolves' Defensive MVP and Fred Kemp Award ... all-Big South first-team selection ... started all 11 games for second straight year ... among conference leaders with 85 tackles ... tied for team-lead with Craig Richardson ... added two interceptions and five pass breakups ... made 11 tackles at Liberty (11/20) ... made six tackles vs. Gardner-Webb (11/13) ... two tackles at Presbyterian (11/6) ... tallied seven tackles, one sack and a tackle for loss vs. Charleston Southern (10/30) ... three tackles at four pass breakups at Coastal Carolina (10/23) ... made three tackles vs. VMI (10/9) ... Recorded nine tackles and an interception against UMass (9/25) ... career-high 15 tackles at Brown (9/18) ... team-best nine tackles against American International (9/11) and South Florida (9/4) ... had two fumble recoveries against Bulls ... preseason All-Big South by Phil Steele's College Football Review.

2009: First team all-Big South ... two time Big South Defensive Player of the Week (9/21) and (11/2) ... started all 11 games ... recorded 80 tackles, three interceptions and three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... double-digit tackles in four games ... intercepted a pass at UMass (9/26) ... 11 tackles vs. Brown (9/19) and at Gardner-Webb (10/31) ... 10 tackles at Charleston Southern (11/14) and vs. Liberty (11/21) ... forced a fumble at Gardner-Webb and ran it back for a TD ... three pass breakups vs. Liberty.

2008: Saw action in all 11 games ... became a starter at safety over the last half of the season ... started seven games ... led all defensive backs with 58 tackles ... third on the team in tackles ... four tackles at Maine (9/13) with one for a loss ... five stops at Brown (9/20) with a forced fumble ... career-high 11 tackles at nationally ranked Liberty (10/11), including one for a loss ... eight tackles and a pass break-up vs. Charleston Southern (10/18) ... seven tackles and a fumble recovery that led to a touchdown at Coastal Carolina (10/25) ... seven solo tackles in the win over VMI (11/15).

2007: Played in 10 games as a true freshman for the Seawolves ...totaled 13 tackles ... four stops at Albany (10/6) ... career-high five tackles the next week at Richmond (10/13).

High School: A 2007 graduate of Toms River North High School ... three-time letterwinner in football for the Mariners as a strong safety, quarterback and running back ... second team all-state as a senior when he made four interceptions ... three-time all-shore, all-county and all-division selection.

Personal: Born Arin West on February 17, 1989 in Toms River, New Jersey ... son of David and Laura West ... one brother ... brother David plays football at Albany ... majoring in health science.

West's Statistics
Year GP/GS UA A Totals TFL Sacks Int. PB FR FF
2010 11/11 50 35 85 1.5-9 1.0-8 2-0 5 - 1
2009 11/11 45 35 80 0.5-1 - 3-6 6 3 1
2008 11/7 36 22 58 3.5-4 - - 2 1 1
2007 10/0 8 5 13 - - - - - 0
Totals 43/29 139 97 236 5.5-14 1.0-8 5-6 13 4 3