22 - Konstantin Pyankov
Konstantin Pyankov
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yekaterinburg, Russia
High School: Grove City HS
Position: M
Major: Sport Business

AS A SENIOR (2012)
Appeared in 13 contests... Made five starts... Scored his first career goal in the Lions' win over Barry (10/09/12)... Registered one shot and one goal for a perfect 1.000 shots on goal percentage. 

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Competed in a career high 14 games for the Lions…Compiled a career high 457 minutes of playing time…Added one assist on the year…Fired one shot towards the net for a .500 shot-on-goal percentage.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Competed in four games for Saint Leo as a midfielder...Totaled 76 minutes of action…Played a season-best 46 minutes at Tennessee Temple (09/03/10) in the Lions 5-0 win.

CAREER
Pyankov attended Grove City HS and the University of Rio Grande…During his HS playing career, Pyankov was selected to the Ohio Capital Conference Senior All-Star game…He also helped lead his team to the DI Sectional final....At Rio Grande, he helped his team to a pair of American Mideast Conference Tournament semifinals…Two, top-15 national finishes…Twop NAIA National Tournament runner-up finishes…He played club soccer for the U18 Thunder Soccer Club and Mike Barry.

PERSONAL
Born March 26 in Yekaterinburg, Russia…Sport Business major…His hobbies include listening to music, swimming, traveling, and spending time with friends and family...To play soccer at the highest level possible and become a coach are his career goals…Believes his hard work, dedication, and positive attitude are his best assets to the team…Names Andrey Arshavin, among others, as his favorite athlete and PFC CSKA Moscow his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the campus atmosphere, the soccer program, and the chance to earn a degree…Son of Larissa Sheppard…Has one sister, Anna.