YATES'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
GENERAL: Coached by J.T. D'Amico, earning two varsity letters in baseball...early in prep career played third, then used primarily at first as a senior. SENIOR (2002-03): Named to the All-KingCo second team...team reached the second round of the State playoffs.
YATES'S CLEMSON CAREER
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Redshirt season at Clemson, where he played for coach Jack Leggett...Tigers finished 39-26 overall and 14-10 in Atlantic Coast Conference play...Tigers split four games in the ACC tournament at Salem, Virginia, beating #20 North Carolina and NC State, while losing to #5 Georgia Tech and North Carolina...went 2-2 at the NCAA regional at Athens, Georgia...both losses were to the tenth ranked Georgia Bulldogs, while both wins were over Birmingham-Southern.
YATES'S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
RS-FRESHMAN (2004-05): V-letter...Games - 8...Starts - 2...BA - .182...both of his starts were at third base...only had 11 at-bats during season, first coming against Northern Colorado (3/12)...first hit as a Cougar came against Sacramento State (5/8), lining a single to left...earned first start against Lewis-Clark State (5/11), going 1-for-4 with RBI double...also started against USC (5/14).
RS-SOPHOMORE (2005-06): V-letter...Games - 3...Starts - 0...BA - .250...had just four at-bats, collecting one hit...in season debut went 1-for-2 against Chicago State (3/2), lining pinch-hit, two-run single in 16-0 victory...also had at-bats against Lafayette (3/15) and Gonzaga (3/18)...reached on an error against Lafayette then came around to score in 10-2 victory...did not see any action during conference play.
Bryan Gordon Yates...born 8-2-84 at Jackson, Tenn....parents William and Barbara Yates...two older sisters, Lindsey and Heather...Heather a WSU ('03) graduate...enjoys lifting weights...general social sciences major.