Student-Athletes recognized for emphasis of being students
30 females and 28 males recognized by the conference for their dedication inside the classroom
14 UMES players will play in collegiate wooden-bat leagues this summer
Hawks came back from down three, UMES took lead in top of the seventh
Malik Wylie, Byron Campbell hit safely in each game
The Hawks stunned the Pittsburgh Panthers by the final of 9-6 for their 2nd win against the ACC in program history.
The Hawks split a doubleheader as six seniors played their final home games in Princess Anne.
Maryland Eastern Shore defeated VMI in seven innings by a final of 4-11.
The Hawks squared off in a Saturday matinee with the VMI Keydets in Lexington, Virginia.
UMES takes a doubleheader from the Spartans by score of 2-1 and 1-0. (Apr. 25, 2015)
2015: Converted to second base for his junior year ... named a preseason All-MEAC First Team Selection ... batted .349 over 42 starts with nine doubles, a home run and 12 RBIs ... led team in runs scored (50) triples (4), slugging percentage (.480), on-base percentage (.456), hit by pitches (9), and stolen bases (10) ... eclipsed the .400 average mark twice in a season, with a high of .409 after the Coppin State doubleheader March 15th ... had a trio of three hit games, the latest of which came against Georgetown on April 25th ... registered a 4-for-4 day with five runs scored versus Delaware State on April 18th ... committed just two errors in 191 chances for a .990 percetange ... named to the MEAC First-Team as a Second Baseman in the postseason ... also awarded a CoSIDA All-District Selection based on his academics as a Biology major.
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.