2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): 3-4 with a 3.14 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 28.2 innings … 28 relief appearances … first in the Big Ten with 14 saves ... fanned three in 1.2 innings vs. Pitt (2/20) ... tossed a season-high four strikeouts in the save at No. 18 Coastal (2/27) ... struck out three batters in two frames in his third save of the year at UNLV (3/15) ... posted two more saves in Game Nos. 2 and 3 vs. Hofstra (3/19-20) ... notched sixth save of the year in one scoreless frame with three strikeouts at Ohio (3/29) ... earned the win with three strikeouts in one inning of work vs. Toledo (3/30) ... picked up his seventh save of the year in one scoreless inning vs. Morehead State (4/12) … boasted eighth save of the year in 0.1 inning of relief work vs. Rutgers (4/17) … tossed three scoreless innings of relief work with a pair of punch outs in 15-inning marathon at Illinois (4/22) … notched ninth save of the season with a scoreless inning in game one at Purdue (4/29) … claimed 10th save of the year in one scoreless inning with two strikeouts vs. Iowa (5/8) … closed the door on the ranked win over No. 16 FAU with one inning of scoreless work (5/11) … allowed one run on one hit with a strikeout and walk in 0.2 innings vs. No. 19 Michigan (5/13) … pitched one shutout frame in win over Eastern Michigan to pick up 12th save of the season … chalked up 13th save in one scoreless inning with a strikeout in series finale win at No. 24 Minnesota (5/21) … registered the save in one scoreless inning on one walk and one strikeout in B1G elimination game vs. Michigan State (5/28) … tallied the win in the Big Ten Tournament championship game, throwing 1.1 scoreless innings on two hits with a strikeout vs. Iowa (5/29) … tied for third on the single-season saves list (14) and tied for fourth on the career saves list (14) … OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2015 (Sophomore Season): Received a medical redshirt for the Buckeyes.
2014 (Freshman Season): 1-0 with 4.00 ERA in six appearances .... collected six strikeouts over nine innings of work ... made first career appearance vs. Toledo (4/2) striking out two batters in two innings ... pitched a season-high three innings vs. Cincinnati (5/13) to claim first career win ... 2014 letterwinner.
Providence Catholic H.S.: A four-year letterwinner at Providence Catholic ... also lettered two years on the football team.
Personal: Yianni is the son of Tom and Maria Pavlopoulos ... has three younger siblings, Alex, George and Peter.
Summer Ball Buckeyes 2016
Dawson Claims Another All-American Honor