- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016)
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.
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