AS A SENIOR IN 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Had a hit and an RBI versus Rhode Island (5/10) ... Picked up an RBI versus Richmond (5/3) ... Went 2-4 with a run scored versus Richmond (5/2) ... Scored the game winning run versus Richmond (5/1) ... Went 2-4 with a run scored against Harvard (4/12) ... Went 6-12 in weekend series at Dayton, totaling five runs scored and three RBI (3/20-3/22) ... In middle game of series, doubled, scored two runs and drove in a run (3/21) ... Went 2-3 with an RBI against Army (3/15)
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics Played in 25 games with 23 starts, all in left field, before being sidelined with an injury ... Hit .232 (19-for-82) with seven RBI and seven runs scored, two doubles and one triple ... Ended the year with an active six-game hitting streak ... Tripled and scored a run and drove in one in back-to-back games at George Washington (4/19-20) ... Knocked in a run in game two vs. Saint Louis (4/12) ... Had a 2-for-3 day in game one against Saint Louis (4/11), including a sacrifice bunt ... Scored the tying run a in a walk-off win over Dayton (4/6) ... Notched second double of the season against Army (3/15), part of a five-game hitting streak (3/8-3/15) ... Went 2-for-5 at the plate with four RBI and a run scored at Davidson (3/9) ... Hit 2-for-4 vs. North Carolina A&T (3/8) ... Batted 2-for-4 with a run scored against Army (2/23) ... Scored a run in the second game of a doubleheader vs. the Black Knights (2/22).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Appeared in 26 games and started 15 at third base ... Recorded ten hits, three doubles, and two RBI throughout the season ... Collected a hit, run scored, and two stolen bases at Rhode Island (4/6) ... Scored two runs and went 2-for-4, including a double vs. NJIT (3/29) ... Recorded a hit at Lamar (3/8) ... In season debut vs. Tennessee (3/2), went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics Appeared in seven games, starting two at second base ... Accumulated three hits, three RBI and two runs scored ... As a replacement vs. George Washington (5/18), had a hit and RBI ... In his second start of the season at Saint Louis (4/20), recorded his first two collegiate hits and collected two RBI with a run scored.
Before UMass: Attended Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Mass, ... Four time varsity letter winner for coach, Steve Freker ... Named Conference All-Star as a junior ... Named MVP, Conference All-Star, MA All-Star and Boston Herald All Scholastic as a senior ... Set a school record with home runs with 17
Personal: Paul Joseph Yanakopulos ... Born September 19, 1992 ... Son of James and Christina Yanakopulos ... Brother of Christina, Amber and Julia Yanakopulos ... Majoring in Legal Studies.