|Hometown:||Bell Gardens, CA|
|High School:||Bell Gardens HS|
CSF: Eric Escobedo (ess-koh-BAY-doh) has been a
regular performer for the Titans in each of his first two
collegiate seasons... Appeared in all 21 matches in 2010, 14 as a
starter... Had one assist, on Antonio Vernaschi's game-winning goal
in overtime over UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 29... In 2009 he
appeared in 16 of the Titans' 19 matches, 3 as a starter... Sat out
a redshirt season in 2008... He is a very technically sound soccer
player and is expected to continue to do well in the Titan
program... Changed his jersey number from 31 to 13... Is a product
of the Chivas USA Academy.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman for Coach Orlando Brenes at Bell Gardens High School in Bell Gardens, California... Was team's most improved player as a junior but did not play his senior season... Made the Principal's Honor Roll and had perfect attendance for his high school tenure.
CLUB: Chivas U-18.
PERSONAL: Born on July 16, 1990, in Bell Gardens, California... Parents are Francisco and Maribel Escobedo... Has two brothers (Francisco and Ramon) and one sister (Crystal)... Liberal studies major who hopes to become a professional soccer player... Most memorable sports thrill was winning the state cup and the Nomads Tournament... Works for NRG Marketing... A fitness buff who works out every day... Credits his club Coach Gilberto Sandoval for " a great influence on the way I play and a huge impact in the way I play in the field."
2009: 16 matches, 3 starts
2010: 21 matches, 14 starts, 1 assist
TOTALS: 37 matches, 17 starts, 1 assist