15 - Ashton Clark
Ashton Clark
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.
High School: Heritage HS '09
Position: WR
Experience: 1L*

*** Academic Honors Candidate ***

2012: Listed as a backup at wide receiver on preseason depth chart. He may also return punts for the Eagles. In the spring, he was selected as Eastern’s co-most improved offensive player. In four spring scrimmages, he had a team-leading 15 catches for 215 yards and two touchdowns.

2011: When All-American Brandon Kaufman was lost for the season after playing in just four games, Clark saw his playing time increase significantly. He started four games and ended the 2011 season third on the team with 33 catches for 436 yards and four touchdowns. After entering his sophomore season with one career catch, he had four catches for 73 yards and a touchdown against Washington (9/3/11) in EWU’s season opener. His performance helped Eastern to a dominating 504-250 advantage in total offense in the 30-27 loss as four Eastern receivers had career highs for receptions and yards in the game. He made his first start as an Eagle against Northern Arizona (10/8/11) and finished the game with three catches for 76 yards and a TD. In four spring scrimmages, he caught 14 passes for 195 yards and a touchdown, including a five catches for 70 yards in the Red-White Spring Game.

2010: Was a non-lettering squad member. Was selected as the team’s offensive scout team player of the week once.

2009: Redshirted. Was selected as the team’s offensive scout team player of the week once.

HS: Graduated from Heritage HS in 2009. Selected to play in the 4A/3A East-West All-State Game. He caught a key pass on a fourth-and-11 play with two minutes to play that led to the winning touchdown in a 13-12 victory for the East. Earned honorable mention 4A All-State honors as a wide receiver from the Associated Press. Was selected by the Vancouver Columbian to its All-Area team and earned first team All-Greater St. Helens League 4A honors as a wide receiver. He had seven interceptions as a senior, as well as 67 catches for 1,181 yards and nine touchdowns. He had 10 catches for 285 yards and a pair of scores in a game against Union. He averaged 22.5 yards per kickoff return and 10.7 yards per punt return, and had 10 total touchdowns. Heritage finished the 2008 season 5-5. As a junior, he caught 50 passes for 600 yards and three scores as he helped lead the team to a 7-3 record. He also rushed 36 times for 245 yards and five TDs, and had four interceptions. As a sophomore he had 13 catches for 183 yards and an interception. He had career totals of 12 interceptions and 130 catches for 1,964 yards. Also a three-year letter winner in basketball, averaging 16 points as a senior with a high game of 32. He earned All-GSHL 4A second team honors in the 2008-09 season. His Eagle teammate Steven Forgette (’09) also attended Heritage.

Personal: Recreation management major. Born 4/22/91 in Vancouver, Wash.

 

Year

GP

PC

Hi

Yds

Apr

Apg

TD

Lg

2010

2

1

1

5

5.0

0.5

0

5

2011

11

33

6

436

13.2

3.0

4

51t

Totals

13

34

6

441

13.0

2.6

4

51t

 

Punt Returns: 2011/7-81-11.6-0 (long of 31).

 
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