2012 All-American centerfielder ... Two-time Tino Martinez Award candidate for the best Division II player in the nation ... Three-time All-West Region pick ... Two-time consensus first-team All-West Region selection in 2011 and 2012 ... Three-time All-CCAA First Team ... Three-time UCSD Athlete of the Year ... Career-best 26-game hit streak between April 19, 2012, and Feb. 16, 2013 ... Handled 240 defensive chances cleanly without an error, spanning 98-plus games between April 29, 2011, at Chico State, and April 2, 2013, at Point Loma Nazarene ... 92 multi-hit and 28 multi-RBI games in his career ... Left the program first all-time in career triples (18), second in steals (78), tied for third in runs (175), fourth in batting average (.378) and hits (288), fifth in doubles (57) and tied for 10th in RBI (127) ... Compiled a career fielding percentage of .982 with just seven errors in 399 defensive chances ... Started 190 of 214 games played.
AS A SENIOR IN 2013
Rawlings/ABCA All-West Region First Team ... Daktronics All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region Second Team ... Rawlings/ABCA West Region Gold Glove ... All-CCAA First Team ... One of 14 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... Led CCAA in steals for the second year in a row with a single-season career-high 29 on 36 attempts ... Led team in batting average (.343), at-bats (198), runs (48), hits (68), doubles (tied-16), triples (4), on-base percentage (.420) and multi-hit games (24) ... Appeared in all 50 games, starting 49 in center field ... Season-best 10-game hit streak from March 16-April 6 marked the third of his career of double-digit games ... Had extended career-best 26-gamer spanning the end of the 2012 campaign, through the first nine contests of 2013 ... Four triples, the first three of which came at home, increased school-record career total to 18 ... Matched single-game career high with four runs in doubleheader nightcap at Cal State San Bernardino (4/27) ... Five two-RBI games ... Tino Martinez Award watch list ... NCBWA Preseason All-West Region First Team for the second year in a row ... Collegiate Baseball Newspaper West Region Preseason All-American.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
NCBWA All-America Third Team ... Daktronics All-America honorable mention ... Rawlings/ABCA National Gold Glove (one of nine) ... ABCA All-West Region First Team ... Daktronics All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region First Team ... Rawlings/ABCA West Region Gold Glove ... All-CCAA First Team ... NCAA West Regional All-Tournament ... All-CCAA Tournament ... One of 16 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... NCBWA West Region Player of the Week (5/30) ... CCAA Player of the Week (4/30) ... Broke UCSD records for single-season and career triples ... NCBWA Preseason All-America Second Team ... NCBWA Preseason All-West Region First Team ... Tino Martinez Award semifinalist ... Was ranked in a tie for first nationally in triples (9), ninth in hits (84), 36th in stolen bases (26) and 50th in batting average (.393) ... Led the league in hits, triples, steals (tied) and steal attempts (35), was second in at-bats (214), runs and on-base percentage (.465), and third in average and total bases (119) ... Produced 26 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games ... Went 4-for-6 in back-to-back games at Cal State Stanislaus (3/31-4/1), with a double, triple, run, three RBI and a steal in the former, falling a home run short of the cycle ... Pair of four-RBI outputs at San Francisco State (3/17) when he went 4-for-7 with two doubles and two runs, and at Western Oregon (5/18) in the NCAA West Regional ... Scored four times in home meetings with Sonoma State (4/6) and Cal State L.A. (4/27) ... Nine three-hit games, including in three of the last five, 11 multi-run games and four multi-steal games ... Career-high three steals at Colorado Mesa (2/12) ... Went 3-for-5 with a run, double, two triples, walk, steal and three RBI at Cal State Dominguez Hills (4/15) ... Ended year on a season-best 17-game hit streak from April 19-May 19 ... Handled all 125 defensive chances cleanly.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011
ABCA All-West Region First Team ... NCBWA All-West Region First Team ... Daktronics All-West Region First Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... All-CCAA Tournament ... One of 20 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... The only Triton to play in and start all 57 games ... Led the CCAA in hits, sacrifice flies and steal attempts ... Second in the league in batting average, at-bats and steals ... Tied for team lead with 18 stolen bases ... Totaled 28 multi-hit games with three hits six times and four hits on four occasions ... Seven multi-RBI games ... Had a 10-game hit streak between April 30 and May 14 ... Nine of those games featured multiple hits and the last five included multiple runs scored ... Went 11-for-17 (.647) with 11 runs, six RBI and three home runs during the CCAA Tournament ... Was 4-for-5 with four runs and four RBI vs. Cal Poly Pomona in a tourney game (5/14) ... Went 4-for-5 with two runs and three RBI vs. Cal State L.A. (4/7) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/16).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Hit .450 in his final 71 at bats of the season ... Posted a six-game hitting streak in which he collected 14 RBI ... Went 4-for-5 and knocked in three runs on the road against San Francisco State (4/30) ... Had 14 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games, including a pair of four-RBI efforts.
AS A FRESHMAN AT USD IN 2009
Participated in fall baseball at the University of San Diego but did not play in the spring for the Toreros ... Completed the academic year at USD.
Played 37 games for the Anchorage (Alaska) Bucs of the Alaska Baseball League (ABL) during the summer of 2012 ... Hit .329 with 26 RBI ... Chosen to the ABL All-Star Game and later earned All-ABL First Team honors ... Appeared in 47 games for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League in 2011, and was voted to the Postseason All-Star Team ... Second on the team with a .335 average ... Made one of SportsCenter's top plays with an amazing diving catch. 2011 Wisconsin Woodchucks Statistics 2012 Anchorage Bucs Statistics
A 2008 graduate of Hart High School in Newhall ... Named All-CIF First Team and All-Foothill League First Team as a senior, when he batted .430 with 11 doubles and 26 RBI ... Also earned Academic All-CIF honors.
Born Feb. 10, 1990, in Valencia ... Parents are William and Katherine Susdorf ... Has two older brothers named Billy and Steve, and a younger sister named Anne ... Billy played baseball and UCLA and then in the Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres organizations ... Steve led Fresno State to the 2008 College World Series title and is currently in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, having completed the 2012 season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley ... Anne is a sophomore on the Fresno State tennis team ... A structural engineering major at Warren College ... Aspires to attain a position at a top civil engineering firm in San Diego ... Top baseball memory is winning the NCAA West Regional in 2010 and advancing to the championships in Cary, N.C. ... Hobbies include water skiing, wakeboarding and snow skiing ... Favorite teams are the Los Angeles Dodgers, Lakers and Anaheim Ducks ... Favorite athletes are major leaguers Andre Ethier and Chase Utley ... Top movie is 61* ... “I Go Back” by Kenny Chesney can be found on his music playlist ... Could eat his mom’s flank steak for the rest of his life ... Lists his greatest influences as his dad for his work ethic, mom for her love and compassion and brothers as great role models ... A self-proclaimed “baseball dork,” claims he could analyze Major League Baseball swings all day.
CAREER HIGHS (current through 2013 season)
At Bats: 7, 3/17/12 at San Francisco State-2
Runs: 4, 4 times (last 4/27/13 at Cal State San Bernardino-2)
Hits: 4, 8 times (last 4/1/12 at Cal State Stanislaus-1)
Doubles: 2, 8 times (last 3/16/13 vs. Cal State L.A.-2)
Triples: 2, 4/15/12 at Cal State Dominguez Hills-1
Home Runs: 2, 5/12/11 vs. Cal Poly Pomona
RBI: 4, 5 times (last 5/18/12 at Western Oregon)
Walks: 3, 2 times (last 5/13/11 vs. Chico State)
Stolen Bases: 3, 2/12/12 at Colorado Mesa
CAREER STATISTICS (current through 2013 season)