FRESHMAN (2020): Started all-12 games in which he appeared…batted .275 with eight RBI…tied for first in the Mountain West with four hit by pitches, fifth in on-base percentage (.463) and tied for ninth in walks (10)…hit by pitches tied for 10th in Boncos’ single-season history…set Boise State freshman record with 105 putouts…notched first hit by a Bronco since 1980 with single at No. 22 Texas, Feb. 21…drove in two runs against the Longhorns, Feb. 23…singled for Boise State’s first hit in home opener vs. Northern Colorado, Feb. 28…collected two RBI against Seattle U, March 6…walked four times and scored twice vs. Niagara, March 9…two hits against Niagara, March 10…remainder of season canceled March 12 due to coronavirus pandemic.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earn one letter in football and four in baseball…West Catholic Athletic League First Team as a junior and senior…batted .377 as a junior with an on-base percentage of .506 and an OPS of 1.115…posted .360 batting average as a senior.
Brother of Nick Yorke. Outside of playing baseball, Joe enjoys playing golf, playing the guitar, which he has known how to do since he was six years old, and rooting for the Los Angeles Angels.