SAN DIEGO STATE - 2017 Hit .226 with six RBI in 43 games and 25 starts as a true freshman… Went a perfect 9-for-9 in stolen base attempts, finishing with the third highest total on the team… Posted a season-best 12-game on base streak from April 18 – May 12… Team was 17-8 in his 25 starts as a true freshman… Posted a season-high two RBI in games against Seton Hall (Feb. 25) and at Fresno State (March 26)… Hit .389 when leading off an inning… Hit .333 in February and .314 in the month of April… Hit .321 (9-for-28) in the eighth inning and later of games… Hit .353 when coming off the bench in 18 games… 18 games as a substitution was the second most on the squad… Hit .343 in 17 home games played… Ended season on a seven-game hitting streak at home… Reached base in each of his last eight home games.
HIGH SCHOOL Played four seasons of varsity baseball at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif., under Coach David Gallegos ... Four-time team Most Valuable Player ... Member of the 2016 San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team.Was selected to the 17u USA Baseball national team identification series during summer 2015 in Cary, NC. ... 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and a California All-Region Second Team selection ... That event selects the top 40 players in the country to compete for a spot on the 17u USA team ... Also competed with the California Bears travel team during the summer and fall.
PERSONAL Julian Andre Escobedo was born June 10, 1998, in Chula Vista, Calif. ... Son of Jessica Escobedo ... Favorite athlete is Tony Gwynn .... An undeclared major at SDSU.