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
Weight: 185 pounds
Birthplace: St. John’s
Residence: St. John’s
Occupation: Crown Cabinets employee
Club: Gander Flyers
Coach: Rick Sheppard