29 Matt Escobar
29 Matt Escobar
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Saratoga, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine Prep
Position: Defender
g 0
a 0
pts 0
gw 0

2012 All-WCC Honorable Mention

FRESHMAN (2012):
One of the league's most talented defenders ... named a 2012 All-WCC Honorable Mention performer ... came in and started immediately in Santa Clara's back line, helping the Broncos post seven shutouts and contributing to teammate Larry Jackson earning the 2012 WCC Goalkeeper of the Year award ... started in all 13 games he was available for ... was a late transfer from the University of Portland ... both SCU and Portland agreed he would not appear in the SCU-Portland games during the 2012 season ... totaled four shots but did not score ... expected to once again be a huge part of the Broncos' side in 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended nearby Bellarmine College Prep, leading the Bells to the Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) title and Central Coast Section (CCS) championship as a junior – his only season playing high school soccer … instead played extensively with the The De Anza Force Academy program … helped the Force advance into the United States Development Academy Finals Week twice, finishing fourth nationally in 2010 … as a younger player, selected to compete in the Olympic Development Program (ODP).

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. … son of Mark and Mary Ann Escobar … has one brother, Michael, who plays soccer for the University of Portland … also has one younger sister, Natalie … notes the San Jose Sharks as one of his favorite professional sports teams … also favors the Arsenal Football Club … He will be majoring in Economics. 

Recent Games
Oct 26 Portland L, 2-1
Oct 28 Gonzaga W, 3-1
Oct 31 Saint Mary's T, 0-0
Nov 2 at San Francisco W, 1-0
Nov 9 at Loyola Marymount T, 0-0
Nov 11 at San Diego W, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 10 7
Games started 10 7
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Points 0 0
Shots 4 2
Shot Pct .000 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 18 Cal Poly L, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 California L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 at Duke W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 2 vs. North Carolina St. L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Creighton L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 San José State L, 5-3 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Stanford W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 NJIT W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 San Diego W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 Loyola Marymount W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Saint Mary's L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 San Francisco W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 at Portland W, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Gonzaga W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 Portland L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Gonzaga W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 31 Saint Mary's T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 at San Francisco W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 9 at Loyola Marymount T, 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at San Diego W, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2012-13 10 10 .00 .00 .00 .40 .000 .20 .500
Total 10 10 .00 .00 .00 .40 .000 .20 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2012-13 10 10 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 1 0 0-0 0
Total 10 10 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 1 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 10 10 .00 .00 .00 .40 .000 .20 .500
Conference 7 7 .00 .00 .00 .29 .000 .00 .000
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 6 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .33 .667
Away 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .25 .000 .00 .000
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 7 .00 .00 .00 .14 .000 .00 .000
Losses 2 2 .00 .00 .00 1.50 .000 1.00 .667
-
September 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .50 1.000
October 5 5 .00 .00 .00 .40 .000 .00 .000
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 10 10 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 1 0 0-0 0
Conference 7 7 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 6 6 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 1 0 0-0 0
Away 4 4 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 7 7 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 2 2 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
-
September 4 4 0 0 0 2 .000 2 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
October 5 5 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
November 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0