Noah West


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • B/T R/R
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 177
  • Hometown Westerville, Ohio
  • Last School Westerville Central

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017-18)

2020 (Senior Season) 

  • Played in nine games, including seven starts at shortstop
  • Went 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored vs. Saint Joseph’s (2/14)
  • Scored a run and drove in another against Indiana State (2/16)
  • Went 1-for-3 with a solo home run at Georgia Tech (2/21)

2019 (Junior Season)

  • Batted .284 (23-for-81) with 13 runs scored, six doubles, one triple, one homer and nine RBI in 19 starts at shortstop
  • Missed the final 44 games of the 2019 season due to injury
  • Eight multi-hit games with two multi-RBI contests
  • Hit .400 at Snowbird Classic with two runs, one double, one homer and three RBI (2/15-17)
  • Second on the team in batting at Kleberg Bank Classic with a .333 average (4-for-12), two runs scored and two doubles (2/22-24)
  • Hit .316 with three runs, one double, one triple and three RBI at Bethune-Cookman (3/1-4)
  • Batted .462 (6-for-13) with five runs scored, two doubles, two RBI and two stolen bases in series vs. Lipscomb (3/15-17)

2018 (Sophomore Season)

  • Batted .223 (29-for-130) with 18 runs scored, six doubles, one home run, 21 RBI and 26 walks in 45 games with 38 starts at shortstop
  • Recorded a multi-hit game in first start of year against Eastern Michigan (3/4)
  • Batted .333 (4-for-12) with two runs scored, one double and two walks over six-game road trip during spring break (3/9-14)
  • Batted .300 (3-for-10) with two doubles, three RBI and three walks in series at Penn State (4/13-14)
  • Scored two runs with two RBI and two walks at Ball State (5/2)
  • Led the team at the plate with a .500 average (5-for-1) with two runs scored, double, five RBI and two walks in series at Illinois (5/4-6)
  • Batted .400 (4-for-10) with five runs scored, one double, one home run and six RBI in series vs. Purdue (5/11-13)
  • Had a career day at the plate in the series finale vs. the Boilermakers, scoring four runs with first career grand slam and career-high five RBI as well as one double and one walk (5/13)
  • Posted a .444 on-base percentage at NCAA Greenville Regional (6/1-2)
  • Seven multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests

2017 (Freshman Season)

  • Made 30 starts for the Buckeyes, 27 at second base and three at shortstop
  • Batted .213 with 11 runs scored, three doubles, one triple, one home run and six RBI
  • Made his collegiate debut in game vs. Pittsburgh at shortstop (2/18)
  • Registered his first career hit at No. 24 FGCU (3/11)
  • Started for the first time at Xavier in game one (3/19)
  • Tallied his first career multi-hit game, chalking up his first career double and triple with a season-high four runs scored in win over Youngstown State (3/21)
  • Hit his first career home run in a 1-for-2 performance in game one against Minnesota (3/25)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored in series finale vs. Nebraska (4/30)
  • Had a pinch-hit single vs. No. 4 Texas Tech (5/3)
  • Drove in three runs with a double at Iowa (5/13)
  • 1-for-3 with a run scored vs. Toledo (5/16)

Westerville Central H.S.

  • First team all-central district
    First team Ohio Capital Conference
  • Columbus Dispatch all-metro team
  • Scholar-athlete
  • Team captain under coach Jeff Keifer
  • Ranked No. 1 shortstop in Ohio by Prep Baseball Report
  • Batted .400 with 43 runs scored, 39 hits, 14 doubles, one home run, 17 RBI, 21 walks and 16 stolen bases and .516 on-base percentage with .571 slugging percentage


  • Son of Donald and Caren West
  • Has been teammates with current freshman Gavin Lyon since age 8
  • Finance major
  • Would like to attend graduate school and getting a job in his field of studies after graduation
  • Enjoys watching or playing sports and spending time with friends and family
  • Father played baseball and was captain at Ohio Dominican
  • Logistics Management major