|High School:||Kerman HS|
Finished seventh among Big West Conference pitchers in appearances (33), eighth in starts (20) and ninth in innings pitched (121.0) … tossed complete-game, 10-inning effort to help Cal Poly defeat Fresno State, 4-3, and earn program’s first road win against the Bulldogs in 17 years and 12 games (April 9) … struck out career-high five Cal State Fullerton hitters to earn first career victory (April 1).
Kerman HS (Kerman, Calif.)
Four-year letterwinner, four-time All-North Sequoia League selection and three-time Most Valuable Player honoree of the NSL … during four-year career, finished 81-22 with 839 strikeouts, a 1.26 ERA, 33 shutouts and, in addition to holding opposing batters to a .171 clip, hit .312 herself … during 2011 senior season, finished 31-8 with a 0.90 ERA and 305 strikeouts against 48 walks … as a junior, went 16-4, posted a 0.70 ERA and struck out 213 hitters against 20 walks … struck out 149 hitters as a sophomore against just 10 walks while compiling a 2.14 ERA and a 15-5 record … as a freshman during the 2008 campaign, finished 19-5 with a 1.30 ERA and 172 strikeouts … helped Lions to North Sequoia League titles during 2008 and 2011 campaigns … also won two letters in tennis (2010-11).
Daughter of Dennis and Dena Yates … has one brother, Taylor (14) … majoring in liberal studies … four-year scholar-athlete selection at Kerman HS … member of concert choir, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Block K at Kerman HS … member of Campus Crusade at Cal Poly … Jordan Marie Yates was born on Aug. 10, 1993 in Ventura County.