A legitimate two-way player in the future, Bunn will see a majority of his time from the mound, but will also serve a role as the team's fifth outfielder... Coaches call him the best true freshman they have ever had in the program... The type of kid that they want to build the program around... Extremely intelligent (4.0 student)... One of seven players who could potentially start... However, he will have a dual purpose due to how well his arm bounces back... Considered by the coaching staff as the team's best defensive outfielder, while he has the best raw power of anyone... Just starting to tap his baseball potential... The only thing that he is missing is the experience factor.
during fall drills
Made one start for the Purple Sox during the Fall Ball World Series... Posted a 0-0 record and 8.31 ERA in 4.1 innings pitched, allowing four runs (all earned) on five hits with five strikeouts and four walks.
at cedar park high school
A four-year starter and letterman at Cedar Park High School in Austin, Texas. ... Helped the team to the District 17-4A title as a senior... Named one of the top seniors in 2002 by Texas High School Baseball magazine... Hampered by a broken right foot his senior season... Named honorable mention All-District 17-4A... Posted a 4-2 record and 3.46 ERA in limited duty from the mound with six starts and one complete game... Tallied 34 strikeouts in 26.1 innings pitched... Batted .279 with 19 runs scored, 15 RBIs and one home run... Guided the team to District 17-4A and Region III titles and a semifinal appearance in the Texas 4A State Championship as a junior... Earned all-state honors as a pitcher in 2001... Also named first team all-district... Tallied an 8-3 record and 2.66 ERA from the mound as a junior with 11 starts and five complete games... Collected 98 strikeouts in 71.0 innings pitched... Posted a .321 average with 33 runs scored and 23 RBIs... Named first team all-district pitcher as a sophomore... Played for the Austin (Texas) Gold Sox during the summer of 2002... Helped the Gold Sox to a 27-6 overall record and the South Texas NBC State Championship... Posted a 1-0 record and 1.80 ERA in two appearances... Allowed just one run (one earned) on zero hits in five innings pitched with seven strikeouts and three walks... Batted .526 in seven games with nine runs scored and eight RBIs... Lettered in football all four years and twice in basketball... Helped the football team to a District 17-4A title as a senior... Named first team all-district at three positions in 2001 ---- tight end, defensive end and punter... Earned second team all-district accolades as a linebacker in 2000... Selected honorable mention all-district as a forward in basketball as a sophomore... An excellent student who graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA... An academic all-district selection in football, basketball and baseball... Coached by Gilbert Prather.
(Full name: Jared Bunn) was born July 18, 1983, in Huron, S.D. ... He is the son of Mike and Pam Bunn... Has a sister, Siara (13)... Recalls his greatest sporting thrills as pitching in the state championship game and playing for the North Championship at the Punt, Pass and Kick Contest at Metrodome... Is planning a major in business administration.