Related Stories Syracuse football recruiting: 2017 linebacker Keirston Johnson commits to the OrangeSyracuse football recruiting: Breaking down the 7 players who committed in a 9-day flurrySyracuse football recruiting: 2016 RB signee Jo-El Shaw to attend Lackawanna College instead of SU Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on July 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm Contact Tomer: [email protected] | @tomer_langer Class of 2017 defensive back Ifeatu Melifonwu committed to Syracuse on Saturday night, according to Scout.com.The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Grafton Memorial Senior (Massachusetts) High School product is ranked with two stars by Scout and Rivals.com. He isn’t ranked by 247Sports.com’s composite rankings. He also held offers from Connecticut, Boston College and Costal Carolina.Per his Hudl.com profile, he played wide receiver and cornerback in high school, but he’s expected to be a defensive back at Syracuse. Melifonwu is the second player to choose Syracuse on Saturday, after Keirston Johnson committed to the Orange several hours earlier.Melifonwu is the first defensive back and the first Massachusetts product in the Class of 2017. He’s the 12th commit overall. You can track the rest of the Class of 2017 here.Here are Melifonwu’s junior year highlights via his Hudl account.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments
Facebook35Tweet0Pin0Olympia, WA: On Saturday, July 28, 2012, the Junior League of Olympia will be hosting the 2nd annual Touch-a-Truck fundraiser at South Sound Center in Lacey, Washington. The fundraiser offers children of all ages a hands-on opportunity to climb on and explore a huey helicopter, firetruck, SWAT vehicle, race car, excavator, limo and many more in addition to meeting the people who build, protect, and serve Thurston County.The fundraiser starts at 10 am and ends at 4 pm. and includes live entertainment for the whole family with a magician, K-9 and Jaws of Life demonstrations, local bands, and fair atmosphere with food, games, face painting and more. Admission is $5 per person; children 2 and under are admitted for free. Proceeds benefit the Junior League of Olympia’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect in our community. For more information, please visit JLOlympia.org.