Prep Baseball Report

Player Spotlight: OF Eric Escamilla (Wichita North, 2017)

Shon Plack
Kansas Scouting Director

Eric Escamilla (Wichita North) is an uncommitted player in Kansas' 2017 class, and attended the Top Unsigned Prospect Showcase on Sunday.

Escamilla is a 5-foot-100 168-pound left-handed hitting outfielder.  He ran a 7.13 60 and 4.18 home-to-first.  He posted an 83 mph exit velo, and in the outfield he had an 82 mph positional velo. 

In the spring of 2016, Escamilla was named Second Team All-City.  Here is a look inside the recruiting process for Eric Escamilla.

PBR: Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.)

Escamilla: Business management, Financial advising.

PBR: How did you do your junior year? What were your high school statistics? And how did your team do?

Escamilla: My stats junior year in high school  were .453 (24/53) with 6 doubles and 2 triples and 15 RBI out of the leadoff spot. (2nd Team All City) My team, Wichita North, went 9-12.

PBR: What are you goals for your senior season?

Escamilla: My goals for my senior year are bat over .450 and 15 stolen bases with a HR in there, and 20 RBI

PBR: What travel team do you play for? Are you playing fall ball with a team?

Escamilla: I play for 316 Elite Lienhard, I did play fall ball we just got done last week and will start practicing again first week of December.

PBR: Do you play any other sports?

Escamilla: I did I just got done playing soccer lost in regionals quarter finals, I did swimming from freshmen to junior year won't be doing it this year to try to get some muscle mass and focus on baseball.

PBR: What are your ACT and GPA?

Escamilla: My ACT was a 19 I plan to take it again in December and my GPA its 3.22 I sit in the top 1/3 of my class out of 470 students.

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