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42 Andrew Yacyk

Class: R-Senior Position: 1B/LF Height: 6-3 Weight: 260 Previous School: North Hagerstown HS Hometown: Hagerstown, Md.

2017 (Sr.)

  • Received medical redshirt

2016 (Jr.)

  • Started all 59 games
  • Started 30 at first base, 24 in left field and five as the designated hitter
  • Selected to Big South All-Conference first team as the utility player
  • Voted to VaSID All-State second team as the utility player
  • Named Big South Player of the Week for games played from 5/9-15, as five of his seven hits (.467) during the week were doubles
  • Hit .307 with 35 runs scored
  • Led Liberty and finished the year seventh in the Big South in RBI with 49
  • Also led Flames and was fourth in the conference with 21 doubles
  • Had a triple and hit seven home runs
  • Led Liberty with 13 multiple RBI games
  • Drove in a career-high six runs with three hits, including a grand slam and a solo home run, at USF (2/19)
  • Collected three hits, one a double, and four RBI in 7-3 win over Marshall at Baseball at the Beach (2/27)
  • A three-run home run was one of his two hits in 5-2 win over Evansville (3/14)
  • Registered four hits, one a home run, driving in four runs in win at Virginia Tech (3/15)
  • Hit a two-run home run, his fifth of the season, against Kent State (3/20)
  • Set a career high for hits, going 5-for-6 with a double and three RBI at Maryland (3/22)
  • Posted three hits and an RBI in 6-5 win over UNC Asheville (3/25)
  • His sixth home run of the year was one of his three hits at Winthrop (4/3)
  • His third hit of the night, a double, gave him his third RBI and provided Liberty with a 5-4   walk-off win over Maryland (4/5)
  • Collected three hits and scored a run vs Coastal Carolina (5/7)
  • Drove in four runs with two hits in win over Radford (5/13)
  • Posted his team-leading eighth three-hit game, hit a home run and drove in three runs in game 1 of a doubleheader at High Point (5/19)
  • Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2015 (So.)

  • Played in 56 games, with 55 starts
  • Made six starts at first base, nine in left field and 40 as the designated hitter
  • Hit .286 with 25 RBI and 23 runs scored
  • Collected 12 doubles, a triple and two home runs
  • Had two hits and a solo home run in 9-1 win over Georgia State in game two of a doubleheader (2/14)
  • Went 3-for-4 with a home run in 4-3 win over host East Carolina at the Keith LeClair Classic (2/22)
  • Had two hits and a double, scoring a run and driving in a run in a 5-1 victory over Western Carolina at the Liberty Invitational (3/13)
  • Went 3-for-4 and scored a run in 4-2 win over Western Carolina at the Liberty Invitational (3/14)
  • Drove in three runs in a 9-3 victory over Presbyterian (3/29)
  • Collected three hits, a double, three RBI and a run scored in a 10-0 win over Charleston Southern (4/3)
  • Had two doubles and a RBI in a 2-1 win over Charleston Southern (4/4)
  • Collected three hits, a double and a RBI, scoring twice in a 10-2 win over Campbell (4/12)
  • Was 2-for-3 and scored twice against Maryland (4/15)
  • Drove in two runs with two hits in 7-4 win at Longwood
  • Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2014 (Fr.)

  • Played in 42 games, with 26 starts
  • Made 11 starts in left field, six in right field, eight as the designated hitter and one at first base
  • Batted .241 with 12 runs scored and 18 RBI
  • Had seven doubles and hit four home runs
  • Collected two hits, a double, a home run and three RBI in 8-5 win over Ohio at Battle at the Beach (2/22)
  • Had three hits in 2-1 win over Missouri (2/25)
  • Posted four hits, two doubles and two RBIs and scored three runs in 11-2 win over Rider (3/2)
  • Hit two-run pinch-hit home run to tie game in a 4-3 victory over Duke (4/1)
  • Collected two hits, one a two-run home run, against Virginia Tech (4/14)
  • Registered two hits and a home run, scored twice and drove in two runs versus Winthrop in Game 12 of the Big South Baseball Championship (5/24)
  • Member of Big South Presidential Honor Roll


  • Graduate of North Hagerstown High School
  • Ranked as the ninth Top Prospect in the state of Maryland by Perfect Game and as the top first baseman in the state
  • Three-time all-county and all-conference team member
  • Twice selected to Team Maryland
  • Starter all four years, playing in the outfield as freshman and sophomore and at first base during his junior and senior years
  • Posted a .409 average with eight doubles, four home runs and 27 RBI as a senior in 2013
  • In 2012, broke the Maryland state high school record for RBI in a single season by driving in 53 runs (25 games)
  • Hit .455 with eight doubles and 11 home runs in 2012
  • Named 2012 Hagerstown Herald Mail Hitter of the Year
  • Selected by professional scouts to participate in the East Coast Professional Showcase in Syracuse, N.Y., in August 2012
  • An honors student
  • Played four years of varsity basketball


  • Son of Mark Yacyk and Lucy Folino
  • Majoring in biomedical sciences
  • Birthday is June 13