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
2016 Harry's (Photos by Megan Raymond)
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.
2016 (Senior): Led the team for the second straight season in batting average at a clip of .316 ... named a preseason MEAC First Team player and a postseason MEAC Second Teamer at second base ... finished his career second all-time in hits at UMES, seven behind Tre-von Johnson ... also led team in hits (56), triples (4), slugging percentage (.435), on-base percentage (.396) and stolen bases (18) ... went 3-for-5 in a game against Eastern Kentucky with a season high four RBI's on two doubles ... recorded a season high four hits against Pitt with three runs driven in ... named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team for the second straight year ... also selected to MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.
2013 (Freshman): 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.
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