2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles

2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
20 Cody Benzel So G 6-4 175 Oct 29, 1995 Spokane (WA) United States Ferris High School
32 Bogdan Bliznyuk Jr F 6-6 215 Mar 10, 1995 Lutsk Ukraine Todd Beamer High School
10 Jacob Davison Fr SG 6-4 175 - Montebello (CA) United States Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School
12 Grant Gibb Fr F 6-5 185 Sep 16, 1996 Longview (WA) United States Mark Morris High School
2 Ty Gibson So SG 6-3 190 Jul 17, 1996 Issaquah (WA) United States Issaquah High School
0 Julian Harrell Sr G 6-5 195 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Loyola High School
34 Jesse Hunt So PF 6-7 210 - San Anselmo (CA) United States Sir Francis Drake High School
40 Geremy McKay So F 6-7 230 Mar 9, 1996 Melbourne Australia Caulfield Grammar School
14 Mason Peatling Fr PF 6-8 220 - Melbourne Australia Beaconhills College
42 Mario Soto So F 6-6 205 Feb 24, 1995 Irvine (CA) United States Saddleback Valley Christian High School
15 Joshua Thomas Fr G 6-3 185 Feb 23, 1998 Spokane (WA) United States Central Valley High School
44 Felix Von Hofe Sr SF 6-5 200 Feb 10, 1995 East Melbourne Australia Australian Institute of Sport
13 Luka Vulikic Fr G 6-5 190 Jul 18, 1997 Belgrade Serbia N/A
4 Sir Washington Jr G 6-3 180 Jun 17, 1995 Las Vegas (NV) United States Clark High School
5 Michael Wearne Fr PG 6-2 190 Jul 30, 1996 Melbourne Australia Box Hill High School
24 Jake Wiley Sr F 6-7 220 Sep 4, 1994 Bellevue (WA) United States Newport High School

Recent Eastern Washington Eagles History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 22-12 (13-5) 2nd (Big Sky) 3rd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2015-2016 18-16 (10-8) 5th (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 26-9 (14-4) 1st (Big Sky) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 15-16 (10-10) 7th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2012-2013 10-21 (7-13) 9th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2011-2012 15-17 (8-8) 4th (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 10-20 (7-9) 5th (Big Sky) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 9-21 (5-11) 7th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2008-2009 12-18 (6-10) 6th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2007-2008 11-19 (6-10) 7th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2006-2007 15-14 (8-8) 5th (Big Sky) N/A N/A
2005-2006 15-15 (9-5) 3rd (Big Sky) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 8-20 (5-9) 6th (Big Sky) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 17-13 (11-3) 1st (Big Sky) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 18-13 (9-5) 2nd (Big Sky) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd

2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jake Wiley NABC All-District (6) First Team
Bogdan Bliznyuk NABC All-District (6) Second Team
Jake Wiley USBWA Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2017)
Jake Wiley Big Sky MVP
Jake Wiley All-Big Sky First Team
Bogdan Bliznyuk All-Big Sky Second Team
Jake Wiley Big Sky All-Tournament Team
Bogdan Bliznyuk Big Sky Player of the Week (Nov 29, 2016)
Bogdan Bliznyuk Big Sky Player of the Week (Dec 6, 2016)
Jake Wiley Big Sky Player of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)
Jake Wiley Big Sky Player of the Week (Jan 17, 2017)
Jake Wiley Big Sky Player of the Week (Feb 6, 2017)

2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Washington T. Gibson F. Von Hofe B. Bliznyuk J. Wiley
Rotation   C. Benzel   M. Peatling  
Lim PT M. Wearne L. Vulikic M. Soto J. Hunt  
Lim PT   J. Harrell G. Gibb    
Lim PT     G. McKay    

2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bogdan Bliznyuk 34 36.8 20.6 6.5 4.0 1.1 0.2 3.1
Jake Wiley 34 34.3 20.4 9.1 2.4 0.8 2.8 3.8
Felix Von Hofe 34 33.4 11.2 3.1 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.8
Sir Washington 34 24.9 6.6 3.4 1.9 0.4 0.2 1.4
Ty Gibson 34 17.3 5.2 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.3
Cody Benzel 34 13.9 4.6 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.4
Mason Peatling 34 15.4 4.0 3.0 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.6
Luka Vulikic 32 16.0 2.9 2.8 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.9
Jesse Hunt 33 10.6 2.8 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.5
Geremy McKay 10 5.0 1.9 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Julian Harrell 2 18.0 1.5 1.5 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.5
Grant Gibb 9 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Mario Soto 20 3.9 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1
Michael Wearne 6 3.7 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.7

2016-2017 Eastern Washington Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jim Hayford Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Shantay Legans Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Eastern Washington, 2009 to 2015)
David Riley Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Chris Victor Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Bill Chaves Athletic Director 2007-2008 N/A
Dave Cook Director of Sports Information 2012-2013 N/A
Nick Miller Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Brian Norton Head Athletic Trainer 2003-2004 N/A