Gene Escat
Gene  Escat

Hanford, Calif.

High School:
Hanford HS



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Boom! Baseball Gets Right Back in It!

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Baseball Shuts Out LA Tech, 4-0

Four Fresno State pitchers combine on a five-hit shutout to blank LA Tech 4-0 Saturday at Beiden Field.

2011 (Senior): Redshirted.

2010 (Junior): Appeared in 21 games out of the bullpen ... had a 4-1 record and an ERA of 3.82 ... threw a career-high 4.2 innings against Sacramento State on May 21 ... struck out 28 batters for the second consecutive season ... earned a save against Cal Poly (Apr. 6) ... threw 37.2 innings and allowed 16 earned runs ... struck out a career-high four batters against Cal on March 30.

2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in 19 games, earning one start ... struck out a career-high four batters against CSU Bakersfield (Apr. 8) and at Sacramento State (May 16) ... earned a 1-1 record with a 7.33 ERA in 27 innings pitched ... had 28 strikeouts on the year ... earned first collegiate save against New Mexico State (Apr. 12).

2008 (Freshman): Made 11 appearances and earned first collegiate start against Santa Clara (Apr. 22) ... pitched 15 innings and recorded 14 strikeouts ... had a career-high four strikeouts in three innings against New Mexico State (May 3). Hanford HS: A four-year letterwinner in baseball, basketball and water polo ... split time between pitching and playing short stop ... captain his senior year ... first-team All-West Yosemite League as a junior and second-team as a senior ... recorded a 1.91 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 29 innings during his senior year ... graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Personal: Born Sept. 3, 1989 in Oahu, Hawai'i ... the son of Dennis Escat and Karen and Craig Little ... has a brother, Jared Little, and a sister, Julianne Little ... enjoys surfing, skating and playing the guitar ... his biggest athletic thrill was being a part of the National Championship team ... also recruited by Hawai'i-Hilo and Cal Poly.



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