Cougars announce letter of intent signees

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University head football coach Paul Wulff has announced the following student-athletes have signed a national letter-of-intent and will enroll at WSU this fall:

Myron Beck, S, 5-11/205, RS-SO, Seattle, Wash. (Ingraham HS ’06)
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Ingraham High School…led Metro League in receiving as a JUNIOR…hauled in 52 receptions for 952 yards and 12 touchdowns…named first-team All-Metro Sound Division…named a Seattle Times White Chip prospect following his SENIOR campaign…posted 34 receptions for 828 yards and three touchdowns…two-way player was named first-team All-Metro Sound Division as both a wide receiver and defensive back.
EASTERN ARIZONA: Redshirted the 2006 season.
GLENDALE COLLEGE: Led the Western States Football League with six interceptions as a REDSHIRT FRESHMAN, returning three for touchdowns…named NJCAA All-Region First Team and second-team All-WSFL
Adam Coeper,DE/TE, 6-5/230, FR, Hood River, Ore. (Hood River Valley ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team all-league accolades at both defensive end and tight end as a SENIOR…named 6A all-State on offense after hauling in 37 receptions for 435 yards and three touchdowns in nine games…on defense registered 84 tackles and five sacks…was also the team’s punter, averaging 40-plus yards per punt.
PERSONAL: Adam Coerper…parents Walter and Jodi.
Kevin Frank, DB, 5-10/170, FR, Elk Grove, Calif. (Elk Grove HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way player lettered twice under head coach Dave Hoskins…passed for 711 yards and six touchdowns as a JUNIOR…also ran for 398 yards and 11 touchdowns on offense…on defense registered 19 tackles and two interceptions….named all-league and all-city for Delta League champions…preseason second-team All-California as a SENIOR…named all-league, all-city and all-state for repeat Delta League championship team…also garnered CALHISPORTS.COM All-State Third Team honors as a quarterback/defensive back…one of California’s Top 100 recruits according to (No. 70)…member of the West Top 150 (No. 113).
PERSONAL: Kevin Marcus Frank, Jr…parents Kevin Sr. and Chara…brother Ketwaun and sister Kourtney…cousin Ricky Reynolds played football for the Cougars…enjoys playing football, family time and reading history…interested in pursuing a degree in communications or history.
Terrance Hayward, DB, 6-1/175, FR, Carson, Calif. (Culver City HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Registered 84 tackles, one sack and an interception as a JUNIOR for head coach Tom Salter…two-way player helped lead squad to the Ocean League championship and the state quarterfinals as a SENIOR…recorded 51 tackles, three interceptions and six pass break-ups…also racked up 404 all-purpose yards…was named to the all-league team…track standout placed first in both the league and city championships in the 110m hurdles as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Terrance Hayward…mother Katrina Candler…younger brothers Tramel and Donavan Watson…enjoys talking on the phone and hanging out…plans to pursue a degree in either English or business.
Timothy Hodgdon, OL, 6-3/287, FR, Ladera Ranch, Calif. (Tesoro HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Led FRESHMAN team to an undefeated record en route to captain and lineman of the year honors…was a varsity starter for head coach Brian Barnes’ Pacific Coast League and Division III State champions as a SOPHOMORE…earned All-South Coast League and lineman of the year accolades at offensive guard as a JUNIOR…in the winter made the Nike All-Combine Team in Long Beach…team captain was named first-team All-South Coast League as a SENIOR…Titans went undefeated in league play…also earned first-team All-Orange County and first-team All-CIF SS Pac-5 Division in his final prep season…CALHISPORTS.COM All-State Third Team honoree… named him to their San Francisco All-Combine Team…named one of the top offensive guards in the country by (No. 42).
PERSONAL: Timothy Richard Adams Hodgdon…parents Mark and Amy…younger brother Tanner and older sister Emily…father played collegiate soccer at UMass and was on the National Team in 1978…enjoys surfing and golfing…was a National Football Association and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete…received the Torch of Excellence in 2005 for math…principal’s honor roll member all four years at Tesoro High…plans to pursue a degree in business or international finance.
Easton Johnson, WR, 5-11/185, JR, Renton, Wash. (Hazen HS)
HIGH SCHOOL: Named All-Seamount League First Team as a SENIOR running back…also named first-team all-league as a punter…rushed 218 times for 1,633 yards and 19 touchdowns…had a 99-yard touchdown run against Tyee…recorded a season-high 471 yards rushing on 37 carries against Renton…had five touchdowns in that game…also hauled in 13 passes for 205 yards…had 2,265 yards of total offense.
FEATHER RIVER COLLEGE: Had nine receptions for 136 yards and a touchdown as a SOPHOMORE…also had seven kick returns for 115 yards (16.43-yard average).
Jared Karstetter,  WR, 6-4/195, FR, Spokane, Wash. (Ferris HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Hauled in 71 passes for 1,002 yards and 12 touchdowns as a JUNIOR for head coach Jim Sharkey…campaign brought about All-Greater Spokane League and Associated Press All-State honors…named WIAA/The Seattle Times State Athlete of the Week following a 174-yard, two touchdown effort…as a SENIOR caught 61 passes for 758 yards and 12 touchdowns, once again being named to the AP All-State team as well as the All-State team…named a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect…ranked in’s Washington Top 50 (No. 22)…member of Northwest Hot 100 (No. 57)…member of the West Top 150 (No. 138)…also a top-level basketball talent, earning three letters and serving as team captain…helped lead the Saxons to the State championship in 2007…named All-GSL honorable mention as a sophomore and earned GSL MVP honors and all-State accolades on the hardwood as a junior…also lettered three times as a sprinter on the track team.
PERSONAL: Jared Karstetter…parents Jerry and Perrianne…younger brothers Kurtis and Cole…father played basketball at Eastern Washington…uncle Scott Dahlquist played football at Idaho…enjoys hunting, fishing and water and snow skiing…planned program of study is undecided.
Anthony Laurenzi, DT, 6-3/260, FR, Placentia, Calif. (El Dorado HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Registered 40 sacks and more than 170 tackles during high school career…named Orange County Register Defensive Player of the Year following his SENIOR campaign…registered 91 tackles and a school record 23 sacks…23 sacks was school record and 2007 season-high for California…team captured Century league and CIF Southwest Conference titles…named lineman of the year in the Century League and the player of the year in the Southwest Division…garnered first-team All-CIF and first-team all-league honors…CALHISPORTS.COM All-State Second Team on defense…initially set the school’s sack record as a JUNIOR with 15 as squad posted 13-1 record…named first-team All-CIF and first-team all-league…led squad to consecutive CIF-SS division titles…played first base and pitcher as member of varsity baseball team…as a SOPHOMORE team posted 9-1 record en route to Century League title.
PERSONAL: Anthony Laurenzi…parents Tony and Linda…has one younger sister, Michelle…father played baseball at Long Beach State and professionally in Oakland A’s organization…plans to pursue a degree in construction management at WSU.
Mike Ledgerwood,  LB, 6-1/215, FR, Finley, Wash. (River View HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in football under head coach Devin Chavez…as a JUNIOR named South Central Athletic Conference First Team linebacker, team defensive MVP and All-State Second Team…two-way player recorded 121 tackles in nine games at linebacker as a SENIOR…SCAC co-defensive player of the year also registered five sacks and forced three fumbles…All-State and All-Area First Team linebacker… and played fullback and tight end…earned four letters in basketball and ran sprints and threw javelin for River View High School’s track and field team.
PERSONAL: Michael Ledgerwood…parents Ron and Wendy…one of three children, older sister, Marissa, and younger brother, Colton…honor roll all four years in high school.
Andrei Lintz, TE, 6-4/220, FR, Bellingham, Wash. (Meridian HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead team to the league championship as a FRESHMAN…named to the all-league and All-Whatcom County First Teams for head coach Bob Ames as a SOPHOMORE punter…led team to the statre championship as a JUNIOR…earned all-district, all-county and all-State on offense after hauling in 49 passes for 718 yards…16 touchdowns were a school record…also named all-district and honorable mention all-State on defense as a junior…caught 35 passes for 628 yards and five touchdowns for league champions as a SENIOR…also rushed 54 times for 442 yards in his final prep season…team captain named Associated Press All-State as both a punter and defensive end…served as his team’s punt- and kick-returner…named all-district at each of his positions and earned district defensive MVP honors…named Seattle Times Red Chip prospect…ranked one of’s top 50 Washington prospects (No. 36)…selected to play in East-West All-State Game…second player in Meridian High history to be offered a Division I scholarship…was a post on Meridian’s basketball team…three-time letterwinner and two-year captain…team was a district qualifier both freshman and sophomore seasons…named to the all-state tournament first team, honorable mention all-state and team offensive most valuable player as a junior…also played defender on the Trojans’ soccer team…four-year letterwinner and two-year captain…team won the league championship his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons…named second-team all-league as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Andrei Lintz…parents Jeff and Galina…younger brother Pavel…grandfather Yuri played professional soccer in Russia…enjoys playing and watching sports…planned program of study is undecided.
Josh, Luapo, DT, 6-0/295, JR, Torrance, Calif. (Torrance HS)
LOS ANGELES HARBOR COLLEGE: Registered 17 tackles in nine games for head coach Andrew Alvillar as a SOPHOMORE…had four tackles-for-loss, including two sacks.
PERSONAL: Joshua Luapo…parents Junior and Ramona.
Cory Mackay,  WR, 6-4/215, FR, Redmond, Wash. (Eastlake HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way player garnered accolades on both sides of the ball…named Seattle Times All-Area at wide receiver following his SENIOR campaign…caught 64 passes for 1,200 yards and 14 touchdowns…averaged 100 yards per game…named first-team all-league at both wide receiver and linebacker…led the KingCo with 18 sacks…named a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect…earned Associated Press All-State honors at wide receiver…named 4A Player of the Year and first-team All-State…ranked by as one of Washington’s top 50 prospects (No. 26)…member of’s Northwest Hot 100 (No. 79).
PERSONAL: Cory Mackay…parents Donald and Linda.
Jay Matthews, S, 6-1/200, FR, Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters under head coach Steve Coury at Lake Oswego High School…team finished as 4A State runner-up and co-champions of the Three Rivers League FRESHMAN season…led team to outright Three Rivers League championship each of the next three seasons…team made it to the 4A State semifinals during SOPHOMORE season…named all-league as a defensive back during JUNIOR season…team made the 6A State semifinals…two-way starter as a SENIOR, leading team to an undefeated regular season and the State 6A quarterfinals…team captain was also named to the all-league first team on both offense and defense…earned all-State accolades as a safety…member of’s Northwest Hot 100 (No. 71)…ranked as the top defensive back to come out of Oregon by
PERSONAL: Jay Douglas Matthews…parents Mark and Gwen…younger brother Alex and younger sister Riley…father played football for Vanderbilt…mother was the cheer captain at Vanderbilt…enjoys athletics, outdoors, music and competition…is interested in pursuing a degree in either business, sport management or sport science.

Kevin Norrell,
  WR, 5-9/180, FR, Los Angeles, Calif. (Long Beach Poly HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Raul Lara…posted 28 receptions for 400 yards and six touchdowns as a SENIOR…two-way player for the Jackrabbits earned honorable mention All-CIF…received the most outstanding receiver award…team finished first in league and was the Division I Sectional champions…also lettered once in track.
PERSONAL: Kevin Morris Norrell, Jr…parents Kevin and Sheila…younger sister Kierra…cousin Darnell Bing played football at USC…enjoys movies, computers and playing football and tennis…plans to pursue a degree in communications.

Tyson Pencer, DE/TE, 6-6/230, FR, Delta, B.C. (Sands Secondary ’07)

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected as Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year as a FRESHMAN…was also a team captain…was once again a team captain and voted team MVP as a SOPHOMORE…named to the Provincial all-star team…named MVP and Defensive Player of the Year as a JUNIOR…also named to the all-conference team…MVP and team captain as a SENIOR.

PERSONAL: Tyson Wayne Woollard Pencer…parents Glenn and Tammy Pencer…younger brothers Taylor and Jayden…enjoys working out and the outdoors…plans to pursue a degree in business administration at WSU…originally was signed to WSU’s 2007 recruiting class.

Alex Reitnouer, OL, 6-5/235, FR, La Canada, Calif. (St. Francis HS ’08)

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way player and two-year letterwinner for head coach James Bonds was named Mission League Most Valuable Lineman following his SENIOR season…also garnered first-team All-CIF Southern Section honors and was named first-team all-area and first-team All-Mission League on the offensive line…recorded 38 tackles and two sacks at defensive end…named St. Francis High’s Most Valuable Lineman…Glendale YMCA QB Club MVP…also lettered twice in track for the Golden Knights.
PERSONAL: Alexander John Reitnouer…parents John and Susan…older sister Katherine…enjoys snow boarding, shooting, fishing, hiking and golfing…is an Eagle Scout…planned program of study is undecided.
Jessy Sanchez , DE, 6-2/265, JR, Culver City, Calif. (Culver City HS ’05)
HIGH SCHOOL: Called up to the varsity football team after registering 22 sacks in nine games as a SOPHOMORE…named defensive most valuable player…two-way player started at both defensive end and tight end as a JUNIOR…team went undefeated before losing in the state semifinals…moved to the offensive line as a SENIOR where he earned All-America honors…team captain was also named lineman of the year…also played defensive line at the end of the season, registering 4.5 sacks in two games…lettered once each in cross country, baseball and basketball.
WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE: Started each of team’s games at defensive end for head coach Craig Austin as a FRESHMAN…recorded 52 tackles and 7.5 sacks en route to second-team all-conference honors…SOPHOMORE season had 56 tackles, six sacks, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…team captain was once again named second-team all-league.
PERSONAL: Jessy Sanchez…parents William and Helen…younger brothers Derick and Billy…enjoys weightlifting, reading comics and going to the theater and mall…plans to pursue a degree in sociology.
Calvin Schmidtke, QB, 6-0/186, FR, University Place, Wash. (Lakes HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Named all-league as a SOPHOMORE with 2,379 yards and 32 touchdowns…also named to the all-state team…earned Associated Press All-State honors as a JUNIOR at Life Christian Academy…threw for more than 3,000 yards, tossed 46 touchdowns and completed 66 percent of his passes en route to first-team all-league accolades…had 56 total touchdowns and was named offensive most valuable player…SENIOR team captain under head coach Dave Miller…threw for 2,724 yards and 37 touchdowns, while completing 76 percent of his attempts and tossing only five interceptions…also rushed for 10 touchdowns, earning Tacoma News Tribune’s All-Area Co-Player of the Year, Seattle Times All-State, All-State and AP honorable mention All-State…named a TNT “Northwest Nugget” honorable mention, a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect and was a member of the TNT “Western 100″…ranked by as the top quarterback to come out of Washington (No. 15 overall)…also the top signal caller in the Northwest according to (No. 42 overall)…member of the West Top 150 (No. 116)…selected to play in the East-West All-State Game…lettered twice in both basketball and baseball…was named second-team all-league as a center fielder as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Raymond C. Schmidtke III…parents Raymond and Kim…younger brothers Barrett and Tucker…uncle Tyler Gillis played baseball for the Cougars…grandfather ran track at Washington…enjoys sports, video games and working out…interested in pursuing a degree in business.
Dan Spitz, TE/DE, 6-5/245, FR, Spokane, Wash. (Mead HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded 66 tackles, including 11 for loss, and three sacks as a JUNIOR for head coach Sean Carty…added seven receptions for 70 yards, earning second-team all-league honors…caught 14 passes for 194 yards and seven touchdowns as a SENIOR on a primarily run-oriented team…earned All-Greater Spokane League honors…was named Seattle Times All-State, All-State and Associated Press honorable mention All-State…named Seattle Times Red Chip prospect…ranked by as one of Washington’s top 50 prospects (No. 27)…member of’s Northwest Hot 100 (No. 89).
PERSONAL: Daniel Spitz…parents Joe and Connie.
Chantz, Staden, RB, 5-11/200, JR, Campbell, Calif. (Westmont HS `06)
HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team all-league on offense as a FRESHMAN…named honorable mention and SOPHOMORE off the Year…team captain once again earned first-team all-league honors as a JUNIOR…also named junior of the year and team most valuable player…earned first-team All-CCS honors…racked up 2,224 all-purpose yards and 20 touchdowns as a SENIOR for head coach Tony Santos…second-year team captain earned offensive player of the year, first-team All-CCS, first-team All-NorCal, first-team all-state and team most valuable player accolades…also intercepted seven passes as an all-league defensive back…named Sports Focus Defensive Player of the Year…also a basketball standout, earning all-league honors in each of his four seasons…was a team captain for the Warriors as a senior.
FOOTHILL COLLEGE: Was a team captain for the NorCal champions as a FRESHMAN for head coach Marshall Sperbeck…won the Jackie Robinson Achievement Award.
DE ANZA COLLEGE: Named All-Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year after leading California in all-purpose yards (2,123 in 10 games) as a SOPHOMORE…first-team All-American as an all-purpose player…rushed 167 times for 766 yards and hauled in 50 receptions for 855 yards…also a punt- and kick-returner, finished second in the State in touchdowns and scoring…voted team’s most valuable player.
PERSONAL: Chantz D. Staden…parents Donald and Anna…younger sister Chyanne…enjoys playing Xbox 360 and working out…interested in pursuing a degree in sport management.
Skylar Stormo, TE/DE, 6-4/227, FR, Everett, Wash. (Kamiak HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity letters in football under head coach Daniel Mack and three in basketball under head coach Greg Turcott…led his team in receiving as both a JUNIOR and SENIOR…posted 248 yards and five touchdowns in his final prep campaign…performance garnered second-team All-WesCo South League honors…named All-WesCo South and All-Area First Team as a defensive end…team captain and Coaches Award winner…nominated for East/West All-Star Game…earned All-State honors…named a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect…ranked by as one of Washington’s top 50 prospects (No. 37)…also a captain of basketball team…as a JUNIOR was an all-league second team selection…all-league honorable mention pick in basketball.
PERSONAL: Skylar John Martin Stormo…parents Gary and Tara…has one younger sister, Britta…enjoys playing basketball and water sports…member of Emerald City Basketball Elite Team during freshman year…named Freshman Boy Student of the Year at Kamiak…scholar-athlete award nominee…plans to pursue a degree in business at WSU.
Tyree Toomer, DB, 6-0/180, FR, Bellflower, Calif. (St. John Bosco HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner in football under head coach Kiki Mendoza…named squad’s Rookie of the Year as a JUNIOR after recording 37 tackles, two sacks, one blocked punt, one forced fumble and one safety…was named team captain as a SENIOR…earned first-team All-Trinity League honors following a 57-tackle campaign…also registered two sacks, four fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and two defensive touchdowns…received the Coaches’ Award…carried the ball 10 times on offense for 73 yards…also ran track and received the Coaches’ Award for sprints.
PERSONAL: Tyree Jamar Toomer…parents Harold Toomer and Charmaine McNeel…four brothers Harold, Malik, Kyle and Dylan…also has one sister Tatiana…was a two-year scholar athlete and member of the Varsity Club…attended Lloyd Carr’s Michigan Wolverine Technique School where he received the Outstanding Outside Linebacker Award…enjoys playing basketball, drawing and writing music…plans to pursue a degree in business.
Michael Vandenkolk, WR/DB, 5-10/175, FR, Carlsbad, Calif. (Carlsbad HS ’08)
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead head coach Bob McAllister’s Lancers to the state championship as a JUNIOR…hauled in 33 passes for 654 yards a nine touchdowns as a SENIOR…posted 16 receptions for 197 yards against Rancho Buena Vista…had a season-long 90-yard reception against Fallbrook…two-way player helped lead the Lancers to the state quarterfinals…on defense recorded 42 tackles, three interceptions, 10 pass break-ups, one forced fumble and a touchdown…named team’s most valuable player and earned first-team All-Avocado League accolades no offense…USA Today Top Performer…North County Times Athlete of the Week…earned two letters in track and was voted team’s most inspirational player as a junior…named defensive player of the year as a sophomore on the basketball team.

PERSONAL: Michael Vandenkolk…parents Mike and Shawn each attended WSU…younger brother Blake and younger sister Hannah…named to the San Diego News Tribune All-Academic Team…scholar athlete…National Honor Roll member…enjoys football, snowboarding and reading…plans to pursue a degree in sport management.

Zack Williams
, OL, 6-3/285, JR, Pasadena, Calif. (Pasadena HS ’06)
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity letters in football under coach Kevin Mills…named to All-Pacific League First Team as a JUNIOR and the team’s Lineman of the Year…SENIOR season repeated as all-league first team pick, along with team MVP and second-team all-league honors on defense.
GLENDALE COLLEGE: Named to the All-Western States Conference Second Team as a FRESHMAN at Glendale College…selected to the WSC first team as a SOPHOMORE…named CCCFCA Region All-State First Team and honorable mention JC Gridwire All-America at center…also garnered CCCFCA Region III All-America honors…team offensive MVP and team Lineman of the Year.
PERSONAL: Zachary Elijah Williams…parents Grover Williams and Lenora Dangerfield…has three brothers and two sisters…brother Mike Starke played football at Towson State…plans to pursue a communication major at WSU.
Bernard Wolfgramm, DE, 6-3/270, JR, San Mateo, Calif. (San Mateo HS ’06)
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the San Mateo All-County Team as a SENIOR for head coach T.J. Ewing…also earned defensive most valuable player honors.
COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO: Named to the All-NorCal First Team as a FRESHMAN…registered 46 tackles in 11 games, including 9.5 for loss and two sacks, as a SOPHOMORE…also registered two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…named first-team All-NorCal…was a team captain for head coach Larry Owens…posted a season-high nine tackles against American River…had a season-high 2.5 tackles-for-loss against San Francisco.
PERSONAL: Selope Bernard Wolfgramm…parents Roy and Sela…sisters Orelea and Monalisa…to pursue a degree in business.
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