2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): 2-3 with a 3.72 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 18 relief appearances … tied for third in the Big Ten with eight 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) … 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.
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