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Athlete of the Week: Jordan Escott

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Escott was soaring for Flyers

Senior hockey player Jordan Escott is The Telegram sports department’s choice as athlete of the week.

One of the top players in the provincial senior circuit, Escott enjoyed a seven-point weekend as the Gander Flyers registered a pair of victories last weekend.

Escott had three assists last Saturday in a 5-4 shootout win over the Clarenville Caribous, following a two-goal, two-assist performance Saturday night in Gander’s 5-3 win over the Southern Shore Breakers.

Escott played three seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the P.E.I. Rocket.

He is third in senior hockey scoring with two goals and 12 helpers in seven games.

Date of birth: Sept. 28, 1991

Height: 6-2

Weight: 185 pounds

Birthplace: St. John’s

Residence: St. John’s

Occupation: Crown Cabinets employee

Club: Gander Flyers

Coach: Rick Sheppard

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