2007 (Junior): Made 25 appearances, including five starts … Compiled a 7-3 record with a 4.66 ERA while striking out 50 batters over 67.2 innings … Led the Jayhawks in wins with seven … Gave up only three earned runs over his first 22 innings pitched, going 3-0 with a 1.16 ERA over that span … Struck out a season-high six batters in a win over South Dakota State (2/10) … Did not allow a run in 10 consecutive innings, spanning four appearances and one start (4/14-4/21) … Pitched a season-high six innings at Missouri State (3/27).
2006 (At Palomar Junior College): Named honorable mention all-league … Made 15 appearances, including 13 starts … Tossed one complete game … Compiled an 8-4 record with a 2.63 ERA … Struck out 63 and walked just 25 in 92.1 innings.
2005 (At San Diego State): Pitched in 18 games for the Aztecs … Earned a pair of saves … Struck out 22 in 40 innings.
High School: Lettered four times for head coach Rick Lepire at Vista High School … A two-time All-Palomar Conference selection and two-time team MVP … Also selected Second Team All-North County … Selected to play in the California North-South all-star game as a senior … A scholar athlete.
Personal: Born July 13, 1986 in Oceanside, Calif. … Son of Mario and Leslie Esquibel … Has two younger siblings, Julian and Emilio … A sociology major.