Jon

Escobar

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#26

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Inverness, Ill.
High School: William Fremd

Bio

2016 (Junior):

  • Posted an ERA of 2.08 through 26.0 innings pitched in 19 appearances
  • Threw a total of 35 strikeouts on the year while earning a 1-1 record with two saves
  • Held opponents to an overall batting average of 1.81
  • Earned the victory over Yale (3/20)
  • Posted saves in back-to-back games against Navy (4/2)
  • Tossed a season-high four strikeouts against Pennsylvania (3/8), Yale (3/20) and Harvard (3/30)

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in seven games out of the bullpen for a total of 4.1 innings pitched
  • Had two punchouts at #23 Texas A&M (2/15) and at Richmond (2/21
  • Pitched a perfect inning of relief with one strikeout at Western Carolina (3/6).

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 21 games out of the bullpen
  • Allowed 15 earned runs in 24.0 innings pitched for a 5.62 earned run average
  • Led the team with three saves … posted a 0-4 record with 21 strikeouts
  • Held opponents to a .236 batting average
  • Tied for second in the Patriot League in pitching appearances and tied for the fifth-most saves in the conference
  • Saw first collegiate action at #7 Mississippi State (2/21)
  • Earned first career save in two innings pitched at Mississippi State (2/22)
  • Pitched two perfect frames at Charleston Southern (3/1)
  • Recorded a season-high three punchouts in 2.1 shutout innings at Yale (3/23)
  • Earned second save of the season versus Lafayette (3/29)
  • Notched third save of year versus Hartford (4/1)
  • Tied season-high mark of three strikeouts at Siena (4/23)
  • Also scored a run as a pinch-runner at Mississippi State (2/22)
  • Had one at-bat on the season.

High School:

  • Played two seasons of varsity baseball at William Fremd High School under head coach Chris Piggott
  • Team captain as a senior
  • Helped lead team to the 2013 regional championship and the 2012 Mid-Suburban West championship
  • Named All Mid-Suburban League and Daily Herald All-Area in 2013
  • Took part in the USA national team identification series in 2011 and 2012
  • Named one of the top 100 players in Illinois by Prep Baseball Report
  • Member of the Schaumburg Seminoles club baseball team under head coach Ryan Buchanan
  • Club team won the CABA World Series in 2011 and was ranked No. 7 in the country by Perfect Game
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of Michael and Tammy Escobar
  • Father played football at Central Connecticut State University (Class of 1975)
  • Has one brother (Brian) and two sisters (Katie and Kristi)
  • Majoring in Psychology and Economics
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb so sb-att
2014 .000 3-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0
TOTAL .000 3-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0

 

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so
2014 5.62 0-4 21 0 0 0/1 3 24.0 21 16 15 22 21
2015 20.77 0-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 4.1 4 10 10 10 5
2016 2.08 1-1 19 0 0 0/1 2 26.0 17 9 6 13 35
TOTAL 5.13 1-5 47 0 0  0/2 5 54.1 42 35 31 45 61
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