Eastern Washington signs 17 players

  • Associated Press
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013 1:53pm
  • Sports

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University’s football team was in the market for wide receivers and linebackers, and that’s what coach Beau Baldwin landed.

Baldwin on Wednesday announced the signing of 17 high school players to letters of intent to play for the Eagles, perennial playoff contenders in the FCS.

The 17 players signed include seven all-state selections from Washington, as well as two from Oregon.

The Eagles signed a trio of wide receivers: Nic Sblendorio from Skyline High School in Sammamish.; Victor Gamboa from Washington High in Tacoma; and Kendrick Bourne from Milwaukie Arts Academy in Portland, Ore.

At linebacker they signed Albert Havili from Federal Way; Jake Gall from Cle Elum; and John Kreifels from Downey High School in Modesto, Calif.

Here is a complete list of the Eagles’ signees:

Roldan Alcobendas, k, 6-0, 175, Camas HS

Kendrick Bourne, wr, 6-3, 190, Milwaukie Arts, Portland, Ore.

Joe Douglas, dl, 6-3, 240, Hanford HS, Richland

Samson Ebukam, dl, 6-3, 230, Douglas HS, Portland, Ore.

Jake Gall, lb, 6-1, 215, Cle Elum HS

Victor Gamboa, wr, 6-0, 180, Washington HS, Tacoma

Albert Havili, lb, 6-2, 240, Federal Way HS

Jake Hoffman, db/wr, 6-0, 170, North Central HS, Spokane

John Kreifels, lb, 5-9, 205, Thomas Downey HS, Modesto, Calif.

Andre Lino, dl, 6-3, 240, Bishop Blanchet HS, Seattle

William Lopez, ol, 6-5, 240, Skyview HS, Vancouver, Wash.

D.J. Martin, rb, 5-10, 205, Stockdale HS, Bakersfield, Calif.

Joe Miles, ol, 6-5, 265, Auburn-Riverside HS, Auburn

Nic Sblendorio, wr, 6-0, 190, Skyline HS, Sammamish

Matthew Sommer, dl, 6-5, 290, West Salem (Ore.) HS

D’londo Tucker, db, 6-0, 170, Federal Way HS

Keonte White, db, 6-4, 185, Sylmar HS, Pacoima, Calif.

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