Pape boasts a 3.67 GPA while pursuing a bachelor's degree in business management. The Bethel Park, Pa., native is also a BIG EAST Academic All-Star and a member of the Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll.
After making just 10 starts last season, the former transfer from Allegheny College has begun every game at second base in 2007. A dependable batter hitting in the bottom half of the order, Pape owns a .322 average with 12 doubles and 29 RBI.
On April 14, the senior broke the WVU record for most sacrifice hits in a single season when he registered his 14th sac bunt of the year. Pape now has 17 sacrifices after 47 games.