- Made nine appearances out of the bullpen and pitched a total of 10.2 innings.
- Had a 4.22 ERA with three strikeouts.
- Did not allow a run over his final four appearances (3.1 innings).
- Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team.
- Pitched in 11 games as a rookie, making two starts.
- Struck out eight batters in 12.1 innings.
- Enjoyed five scoreless outings.
- Struck out three UNC Ashville batters in his collegiate debut.
Attended Holy Ghost Prep…four-year letter winner as a pitcher and first baseman…All-League (B.A.L) as a senior and sophomore…Bucks County Golden Team as a junior and senior…team was a two-time District 1 champion (2015, 2013)...batted .385 as a junior...graduated Cum Laude.
Finance major… hobbies include golf and fishing...son of Joseph and Kathleen Payesko, older sister Jenna...second cousin Jon Hunton, pitched in AAA ball for Oakland A's; second cousin E.J. Collins played in the Milwaukee Brewers organization and second cousin Pat Collins played in Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos organizations...first cousin Joe Manganiello played Division I golf at Fairleigh Dickinson.