Casey Roche hit for the cycle going 5-for-7 with 10 RBIs, including a grand slam
Alex Caravella Was Named an All-Star in the Coastal Plain League
Casey Roche Hit a Walk-Off Home Run to Lead the Panthers Past Akron, 3-2
The Panthers Are 8-1 In Their Last Nine Non-Conference Games
Senior Rick Devereaux Drives In Three Runs to Give Him 34 This Season
2013: Saw action in two games out of the pen...went 2.0 scoreless with a strikeout against Niagara...registered a strikeout in 0.1 inning against Youngstown State.
2012: Finished his freshman campaign with a 4.05 ERA, pitching in seven relief appearances and one game as a starter...struck out nine batters and allowed no extra-base hits in 13.1 innings of work...earned his first career save against Akron on April 10.
High School; Yakopec was named the Athlete of the Year at Burrell High School in 2011...named ESPN Rise Magazine All-State as a senior...also named to the PA Nine All-State his senior year...selected to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette First Team as a senior...made the Valley News Dispatch First Team three years...made the All-WPIAL Team in both his junior and senior seasons...guided Burrell to a PIAA runner-up finish in 2008, as well as a WPIAL runner-up finish in 2010...helped Burrell win two section championships...played on the Orioles Scout Team and the Mid-Atlantic Canes...was an all-conference wide receiver in football and a two-year letterwinner in basketball...won the Judge Driscoll Student-Athlete Award...participated in the Student-Athlete Leadership Academy...a high honor student.
Personal: Born July 17, 1992...son of Stephen and Cheryl Yakopec...has one brother, Stephen III...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Panthers Sweep Doubleheader, Series Against Siena
Seventh Inning Surge Sends Pitt Over Siena
Panthers Head Back to Florida to Face Siena
Eighth Inning Hit Pushes Pitt Past Delaware
Panthers Down Reigning Big 10 Buckeyes Under the Lights
Ninth Inning Comeback Lifts Kansas State over Pitt