Jaren Sustar #32 Bats/Throws: R/R
Position: INF Ht.: 6-0 Wt.: 192
Hometown: Anderson, S.C.
Previous School: T.L. Hanna HS
Eligibility: Sr. Major:
2012: Appeared in 52 games, and started 51 (38 – 2B, 8 – 3B, 5 – DH)…finished the year batting .251 with six doubles, 15 RBI and 21 runs scored…finished second on the team with nine stolen bases in 12 attempts…recorded multi-hit efforts in three of the first five games of the season…went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and a run scored as CSU avoided a sweep with a 6-2 win over Georgetown (2/18)…went 3-for-4 with a double, 2 RBI and two runs scored in CSU’s 13-3 rout of Marshall (2/24)…went 2-for-4 and drew a walk in CSU’s 6-4 win over Marshall (2/25)…went 2-for-5 and ripped a double in loss versus Georgia Southern (3/6)…posted a 3-for-5 day with 2 RBI and a run scored in 4-3 loss to Rider (3/9)…went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in 8-5 victory over Penn (3/17)…went 2-for-5 and delivered a pair of RBI in 13-9 loss to High Point (3/24)…went 2-for-5 and scored a run in CSU’s come-from-behind win over Campbell (3/30)…went 3-for-4 and scored a run in loss to Campbell (3/31)…picked up two base knocks and scored a run in Bucs’ loss at USC Upstate (4/10)…went 3-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored in wild 14-11 loss versus Gardner-Webb (4/14)…went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in series-clinching 8-4 victory over Gardner-Webb (4/15)…went 2-for-4, drove in a run and cracked lone triple of year in season finale, a Big South Tournament loss to Gardner-Webb (5/23).
2011: 2011 Big South All-Conference Second Team … Tied NCAA single-game record with four sac bunts vs. Fordham … Hit .342 on the season and led the team in at-bats with 237… Led the team in hits with 81… Was 2nd in RBI with 41… Had 14 doubles… Lone homerun of the season was a grand slam… Finished with a slugging percentage of .414… Was 10-of-12 on stolen bases… Had 47 putouts and 80 assists… Became just the second CSU position player to be named Big South Choice Hotels Player of the Week for May 9-15 after going 13-for-18 to hit .722 with four doubles, seven runs and four RBI vs. South Carolina and Presbyterian… Led the Bucs with 15 sac bunts… Earned All-Conference second team honors … Finished third in the BSC in sac bunts and sixth in the conference in hits at the conclusion of the regular season.
2010: Saw significant time at both 2nd and 3rd base in his rookie campaign… Played in 25 games, with 14 starts… Batted .221, with three doubles and seven RBI… Had a base hit in his first career at-bat, on February 20 against VCU… First career RBI came on March 9 against USC Upstate… Had an RBI double in his lone at-bat on March 20 against Coastal Carolina… First career two-hit day was April 7 against Furman, when he scored twice… Had a bases-clearing, three-run double in the season finale on May 22 against High Point… Scored 12 runs.
High School: Lettered for two seasons at T.L. Hanna HS for Coach Adam Comstock... batted .383 as a senior with four home runs and 12 doubles... earned Team MVP and All-Region honors.
Personal: Born July 6, 1991 in Greer, S.C... son of Chris and Leah Sustar... greatest sporting moment was playing in the Big League World Series.