Yianni Pavlopoulos
Yianni  Pavlopoulos

RS Senior

Homer Glen, Ill.

High School:
Providence Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200



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Ohio State Heads to Florida for Spring Break

Baseball Buckeyes set to play five games during spring break March 10-15 in Fla.


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Career Honors

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016)
  • Big Ten Players to Watch List (2017)
  • Big Ten Co-Pticher of the Week (Feb. 27, 2017) 
  • Soles4Souls Trip to Dominican Republic (Dec., 2017)

2018 (Fifth-Year Senior Season)
1-3 with a 5.34 ERA with 23 strikeouts and 27 walks in 30.1 innings pitched in 15 appearances with four starts … picked up the win against Wisconsin-Milwaukee, working five innings and scattered two runs on four hits with two strikeouts and one walk (2/18) … gave up six runs on eight hits, four earned runs, with three strikeouts and two walks in four innings vs. No. 2 Oregon State (2/25) … struck out five over five innings, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks in loss vs. High Point (3/10) … had a scoreless inning of relief vs. Georgetown (3/25) … fanned one with two walks and allowed one run in one inning of work vs. Nebraska (3/30) … struck out two in one scoreless inning of relief vs. Youngstown State (4/18) … fanned one and walked one in 0.2 innings of relief work vs. Campbell (5/9). 

2017 (Redshirt Junior Season)
2-5 with a 6.39 ERA with six starts in 16 appearances and two saves … Big Ten Players to Watch List … made his first career start for the Buckeyes vs. Delaware (2/18) … named Big Ten Co-Pitcher of the Week (2/27) … recorded his first win as a Buckeye starter, throwing six scoreless innings and scattered three hits with four strikeouts vs. No. 5 Oregon State (2/24) … claimed his first save of the season as he closed out the series finale at Campbell with a scoreless ninth inning (3/5) … pitched a scoreless eighth inning and struck out two batters in the shutout victory over Ohio (3/28) … clinched his second win of the season in five innings of work,  threw three strikeouts and allowed two hits vs. Purdue (3/31) … struck out a career-high seven in 5.1 innings with seven hits, five runs, four earned and walk at Penn State (4/8) … worked five innings on two runs, five hits, two walks and one strikeout in loss at Michigan State (4/14). 

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)
3-4 with a 3.03 ERA and 34 strikeouts  in 29.2 innings … 29 relief appearances …  Big Ten leader in saves with a career-high 14 ... claimed five saves in Big Ten play … held opposing hitters to a .229 average … 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) … pitched a scoreless frame in NCAA regional game vs. Wright State (6/5) … 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.

Yianni is the son of Tom and Maria Pavlopoulos ... has three younger siblings, Alex, George and Peter.