2014: Primary shortstop for UMES for second consecutive year ... led Hawks with 106 assists ... one of two players to start and play in all 48 games ... second on team in runs (32) and stolen bases (11) ... hit .289 with 54 hits, 16 RBI and seven doubles ... hit safely in 10 of last 11 games to finish the season ... was 10-for-19 over four-game stretch from March 15-22 ... was 2 for-3 with three RBI in 9-1 win over Coppin State (Apr. 5) ... posted 12 multi-hit games ... had a season-high seven assists twice against Delaware State (Apr. 8) and George Washington (Apr. 23) ... was 3-for-4 with one triple and a run at Duke (March 18)
2013: One of two players to start all 53 games for UMES, all at shortstop ... led all UMES rookies with .265 average, five doubles, three triples, 12 RBI, seven sacrifice hits and 15 stolen bases ... led the team with 15 multi-hit games ... hit safely in his first three games ... went on a seven-game hitting streak from March 17-26, including four multi-hit games in that span, including 3-for-6 game vs. Georgetown (3/20) with two runs, RBI and a stolen base ... went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a triple against Norfolk State (4/13) ... 3-for-3 in home game vs. Delaware State (4/21).
High School/Club:Lettered in baseball, cross country and indoor track at North Point High School ... earned all-county honors from 2010-2012 and all-conference as a senior ... team MVP in 2010 and 2012 ... finished high school with a 4.1 GPA.
Personal: Born March 29, 1994 in Clinton, Md. ... son of Michael and Ellen Escanilla ... has a sister, Michelle, and a brother, Mark ... majoring in biology ... hobbies include hunting and playing guitar ... favorite movies are the "Harold and Kumar" series ... personal athletic goal this season is to bat over .300 ... personal goal before graduation is to maintain a 3.5 GPA.