49 - Miquiyah Zamora
Miquiyah Zamora
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Pasco, Wash.
High School: Chiawana HS '12
Position: LB
Experience: 1L*

2014: Listed as the starter at weak-side outside linebacker on the preseason depth chart. He and fellow linebacker Albert Havili were the leading tacklers in three spring scrimmages with a total of 14 each, and Zamora also had a team-leading 2 1/2 sacks, a forced fumble and a pass broken up.

2013: Expected to be the backup at middle linebacker, Zamora ended up starting 10 games at weak-side outside linebacker. He made the first start of his career against Weber State (10/5/13) and responded with five tackles (1 1/2 for loss) and had his first career interception, which led to an EWU touchdown. He had five or more tackles in five games, including a season-high six against Montana (10/26/13). He also had a sack against Portland State (11/23/13). He earned EWU’s special teams player of the week award against Sam Houston State (9/28/13).

2012: Redshirted. Was selected as Eastern’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year. Was selected as the team’s defensive scout team player of the week three times, and special teams twice.

HS: Graduated from Chiawana HS in 2012. Selected to play in the 4A/3A East-West All-State Game. Earned first team 4A All-State honors as a defensive back from Associated Press as selected by sportswriters and broadcasters. Named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. Also selected to Ron Siegel’s pre-season All-State team (seniors only). He was the Columbia Basin Big Nine League Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 as senior, and was a unanimous first team selection as both a wide receiver and defensive back on the All-CBBN team. He was named to the Tri-City Herald All-Area team as a first team selection as both a wide receiver and defensive back. He had 40 receptions for 602 yards (15.1 yards per catch) and five touchdowns as a senior. His average of 14.4 yards per punt return ranked second in the CBBN. He helped lead Chiawana to an 8-0 regular season record and the CBBN 4A title, but the Riverhawks lost 24-0 to Central Valley in a play-in game for the State 4A Playoffs to finish 8-1. He was also a first team All-CBBN selection as a junior in 2010 as a wide receiver, defensive back, kick returner and all-purpose player. He had 27 catches for 431 yards (16.0 yards per reception) and three TDs, and led the CBBN in punt returns at 14.6 yards per return. Chiawana finished 13-1 in 2010 and won the league title with a 6-0 record. Its undefeated season came to an end with a 13-7 loss to Ferris in the quarterfinals of the State 4A Playoffs. A four-year starter while at Pasco (2008 & 2009) and Chiawana (2010 & 2011) high schools, he was a first team All-CBBN selection as a defensive back and a second team pick as a wide receiver in 2008 as a freshman. His football coach at Chiawana was former Eagle Steve Graff (1981-82), who previously coached at Pasco. Zamora also played for Chiawana’s basketball team.

Personal: Major undeclared but considering business administration. Born 8/30/93 in Moses Lake, Wash. Will turn 21 the day Eastern plays Montana Western. His mother is Polly Anna Fisher. First name is pronounced “muh-kie-uh.”

Year

GP

TT

Hi

S

TL-Yds

FF-FR

PBU

I-Yds

2013

15

54

6

1

8-29

1-0

1

1-0



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