13 Nic Sblendorio
13 Nic Sblendorio
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sammamish, Wash.
High School: Skyline HS '13
Position: WR
Experience: HS

HS: Graduated from Skyline HS in 2013. Sblendorio helped lead Skyline to a 37-5 record in three years and a pair of state championships. He was selected to the 2012 Associated Press 4A All-State team as first team wide receiver. Was also named to the Tacoma News Tribune's All-State team for all classifications as a second team wide receiver. Named by the Seattle Times as a "White Chip" selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. WashingtonPreps.com selected him as one of 193 players on its “Best of the Northwest” list of recruits. He was also a member of the Seattle Times "Star Times" All-Area team from schools in King and Snohomish counties. Sblendorio was a first team All-Kingco 4A Crown Division selection as both a wide receiver and safety. He was a two-way starter as a both a wide receiver and defensive back for the two-time State 4A champions. A top receiving target for USC-bound Max Browne, Sblendorio had 54 receptions for 1,049 yards (19.4 average yards per catch) and 12 touchdowns as a senior. He caught a season-high nine passes for 200 yards and three TDs in a victory over Camas in the semifinals of the State 4A Playoffs. Sblendorio had 49 tackles and one interception defensively. Skyline defeated Lakes Stevens (42-0), Roosevelt (54-21), Camas (51-28) and Bellarmine Prep (49-24) en route to its second-straight State 4A title. The Spartans finished a perfect 14-0 and 5-0 in league play. As a junior, he was a second team All-Kingco Crown Division selection as a safety. He had 40 catches for 522 yards and eight touchdowns, and also had 37 tackles and three interceptions on defense. The Spartans won the State 4A championship with a 38-7 victory over Skyview in the title game after beating Woodinville (26-21) in the semifinals, Central Valley (52-17) in the quarterfinals and Mead (27-17) in the first round. Skyline finished the year 11-3 overall and 3-1 in the league. As a sophomore in 2010, he had 38 receptions for 320 yards and two touchdowns, as well as 16 tackles and a fumble recovery on defense. The Spartans were 12-2 overall and 4-0 in the league, and finished as the State 4A runner-up. They defeated Rogers of Puyallup (34-7), Issaquah (42-12) and Curtis (35-34) in the playoffs before falling to Ferris (24-16) in the title game. Skyline also won the State 4A title in his freshman season in 2009. His Eagle teammates Evan Day (’10), Jase Butorac (’10) and Nick Washburn (’10) also graduated from Skyline, as well as Tyler Washburn (’08), who set a school record with 51 games played in his EWU career (2009-12).

Personal: Born 10/5/94 in Sammamish, Wash. Will turn 19 the day Eastern plays Weber State. Full name is Dominic Edward Sblendorio. His parents are Edward and Deborah Splendorio. Considering majoring in physiology. Last name is pronounced “Sblen-door-ee-oh.”

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