Women's Soccer

Candace West - 19

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Doraville, Ga.

High School:
Lakeside

Height:
5-3

Position:
F/MF

Candace West

01/31/2012

Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll announced

Forty Vanderbilt student-athletes recognized.

11/16/2011

West on Community Service Team

Conference honors leaders in service

10/28/2011

Senior Night final: VU 2, UK 4

Commodores tie game twice before succumbing to Wildcats

10/27/2011

Senior Night is Friday vs. Kentucky

Grant, Lillie, Lohmuller and West to be honored pre-game.

10/26/2011

My Game: Candace West

Senior soccer player leads by example

2010 (Junior): Played in every game and missed only one start during her junior campaign... Second on the team in goals (five) and fourth in points (10)... Scored twice in VU's season-opening win at UAB... Notched two other game-winning goals against Tennessee Tech and Alabama to lead the team in game-winners... Also scored in the SEC Tournament against Florida... Tied for team lead in shots on goal... Named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore (2009): Started nine games and played in 18 overall ... Third among returning players with eight points on three goals and two assists ... Saved her best for last, scoring all three goals in final four games ... Scored game-winner against Kentucky (10/30), which clinched a postseason berth for Vanderbilt ... Also scored against Mississippi State (10/22) and LSU (11/4) in SEC Tournament ... Recorded assists on both Vanderbilt goals in opening win over Saint Louis (8/22) ... Had season-high three shots against Florida (9/27) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a freshman (2008): Named to SEC All-Freshman team after scoring three goals with three assists (nine points) on the season ... played in 17 games with 10 starts ... scored two goals with an assist in win over Tennessee Tech (9/7) ... scored game-winning goal against UAB (9/21) ... had career-best five shots against Alabama (9/26) ... named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

High school/club: Was a 2008 NSCAA All-American at Lakeside High... Played for Concord Fire South Elite club team... Four year member of Georgia ODP State Team and ODP Region III Team (2004-2008)... Attended the ODP National Event four consecutive years (2004-2008)... Member of 2006 Silverbacks Women's Amateur Team... Club team won U17 State Cup in 2007 ... Also earned All-Area honors in 2008 ... Top Drawer Soccer lists her as a player to watch and a Top 11 performer in the South Region.

Personal: Parents are Christopher and Elizabeth West... Has one sister and two brothers... Interested in pursuing a career in Sports Medicine.

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