Idahosa Yorke - Football

Idahosa Yorke - Football

JOEY’S MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Mount Allison’s department of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce that the Joey’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week of October 3rd-9th is Idahosa Yorke from the Mounties football program.

Yorke, a third-year history student from Bowmanville, ON, returned eight punts for 121 yards and a touchdown in Friday night's 29-21 road loss to the Saint Mary's Huskies.

The reigning AUS special teams player of the year returned a punt 88 yards for a major to open the scoring in the first quarter, his second career punt return touchdown. He also added a 13-yard kickoff return to finish with 134 all-purpose yards in the game.

Through five games, Yorke is currently averaging 8.8 yards per punt return 15.4 yards per kickoff return.