Sarah Kustok has joined the YES Network as its Brooklyn Nets reporter, covering the team within YES’ Nets game telecasts and pre- and post-game shows, its Nets Magazine series and on YESNetwork.com.
Kustok, a former star basketball player and coach at DePaul University, most recently worked at Comcast SportsNet Chicago, where she was the network’s Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Blackhawks reporter. She also had been anchoring sportscasts on WMAQ-TV (NBC) in Chicago.
Earlier, the Orland Park, Illinois (a southwest suburb of Chicago). native worked at ESPN as an analyst and sideline reporter. Kustok also appeared on Versus (now NBC Sports Network), and did periodic reporting and anchoring work on the FOX affiliate in Chicago.
“Sarah has proven herself to be extremely versatile throughout her career and has excelled at a wide variety of assignments,” said John J. Filippelli, President of Production and Programming at YES. “Sarah has talent, personality, a love of sports and a quick wit. We have given our viewers yet another reason to tune in to watch the new-look Brooklyn Nets on YES.”
Kustok captained the DePaul women’s basketball team her senior year. During her four-year playing career, the Blue Demons reached the NCAA tournament twice and the NIT twice. Kustok currently ranks 4th at the school in career three-point field goal percentage and 10th in career three-point field goals made.
Kustok will be inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on September 19.
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