|Height / Weight:|
6-1 / 185
2016: Started in all 56 games for the RedHawks at third base ... hit .262 while finishing fourth on the team with 28 RBIs ... also finished third on the team with 12 doubles ... was named to Academic All-MAC team ... compiled 15 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games, including knocking home four runs vs. Dayton (3/30).
2015: Played in 42 games, starting 41 times ... hit .337, which was second-best on the team ... led the team in extra base hits (22), slugging percentage (.577), home runs (6) and triples (5) ... notched 17 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... named Second Team All-MAC ... earned Academic All-MAC honors as well.
2014: Played in 16 games, starting four times ... hit .200 in 25 at-bats ... drove in three runs off the bench in a 1-for-2 effort against Toledo (4/26).
2013: Played in 10 games starting five, before a back injury ended his season ... was granted a medical redshirt, meaning he will have four years of eligibility remaining ... made all five of his starts as the designated hitter ... made appearances at third base twice and as a pinch hitter ... batted .273 with four runs batted in ... was 6-for-22, with a solo hit on six occasions ... three of his hits went for extra bases, all doubles ... scored four times ... walked twice for an on-base percentage of .333 ... was 2-for-3 with a walk as a pinch hitter.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Lake Travis High School ... was a three-time all-district selection at shortstop ... named third-team all-state in 2010 ... batted .365 with four home runs and 41 runs batted in as a sophomore ... tallied a .398 average with nine round-trippers as a junior ... drove in 38 that season ... helped the Cavaliers to a 34-11 and state semifinal berth in 2012 ... selected to play in the Austin Area All-Star Game as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Wendy Yacek ... born June 20, 1994 in Singapore ... has a twin brother, Evan ... his father played baseball at Massachusetts ... majoring in Marketing.