AS A JUNIOR IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics Batted 1-for-3 against Connecticut (4/22) ... Went 1-for-3 in the Beanpot Championship against Harvard (4/21) ... Knocked in one in the George Washington rubber game (4/20), going 1-for-4 ... Scored a run and recorded his first collegiate triple in a 1-for-2 day at George Washington (4/19) ... Batted 1-for-4 in a comeback win at GW (4/18) ... Batted 1-for-5 in the SLU series finale (4/13) ... Knocked in a run in the middle game of the SLU series (4/12) ... Had a 2-for-3 day against Saint Louis (4/11), including a sac bunt ... Entered as a defensive replacement versus Northeastern (4/9) ... Scored the tying run a in a walk-off win over Dayton (4/6) ... Started in left field at Boston College (4/2) and in the second game of a doubleheader at Richmond (3/28) ... Went 1-for-4 in the series finale at La Salle (3/23) ... Batted 1-for-5 in an extra innings win at La Salle (3/21) ... Saw action at both second base and in left field at Hartford (3/19) ... Started in left field against Army (3/16) ... Hit a double against Army (3/15) ... Recorded four RBI and scored a run at Davidson (3/9) ... Hit 2-for-4 at North Carolina A&T (3/8) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Army (2/23) ... Scored a run in the second game of a doubleheader against Army (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.