Junior (2009): Appeared in nine games, starting four, for 17.2 innings pitched...posted a 1-2 record...stringed together seven innings over four outings of scoreless work, allowing just four hits in three relief appearances and one start from Feb. 27 to April 1...picked up first and only win of the season on April 1 over Texas Tech, pitching 3.2 scoreless innings...tossed a season-high 4.2 innings on April 14 against Arizona, allowing two runs...recorded a season-high three strikeouts twice with a total of eight for the season.
Sophomore (2008):Made four starts at the beginning of the season before moving to the bullpen...appeared in nine games...earned a win his first start of the season vs. Eastern Michigan on Feb. 24, tossing five innings with only one hit.
Freshman (2007):Fanned three in 1.1 hitless, scoreless innings at Arizona on Feb. 11...made his first start, going 5.0 innings and striking out five vs. No. 7 Nebraska on Feb. 16... earned his first collegiate save, striking out four in 3.0 innings vs. Texas State on Feb. 24.
High School:Honored as the District 1-5A Player of the Year in 2006...made the all-state, all-district and all-metro first teams his senior year...posted a 3-1 record, 2.68 ERA, 68 strikeouts and a .144 opposing batting average in 2006.
Personal:Born June 1, 1988, to Manuel and Cheryl Escarcega in Albuquerque...full name is Manuel Ryan Escarcega...has two brothers, Nathan and Angelo...likes to play video games...Criminology major.