Posted On: 09/9/19 9:40 PM

Eastern Washington has made it clear and open to the public that they want to get in-state talent and that is their number one priority in the recruitment scene. When I went to Eastern's Elite Camp, it was 95% players from the Evergreen State and the other few were both PNW kids as well. While the roster is diverse with players from all over the world, they have made a consistent effort to keep legitimate D1 talent in their home state. After all, the school's all time leading scorer is a Washington girl in Delaney Hodgins who also scored a school record 46 points in a single game. EWU is keeping the in-state momentum rolling with the 2020 class as well with two commitments in the last month.

The first in-state commit came from 6'0 small forward, Maisie Burnham. The sturdy wing-forward averaged over 26 points per game as a junior at Liberty High School and followed that up with a solid summer with the Northwest Blazers. Maisie was an early target for the Eagles' staff and their persistence eventually paid off when she announced her commitment not too long after the conclusion of the club season. Maisie will step

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