13 - Eric Escobedo
Eric Escobedo
Birth Date: 07/10/1990
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bell Gardens, CA
High School: Bell Gardens HS
Position: MF
Experience: 1V

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."

CAREER STATISTICS

2009: 16 matches, 3 starts

2010: 21 matches, 14 starts, 1 assist

TOTALS: 37 matches, 17 starts, 1 assist