Nate Mathis Athlete Profile

#4 Nate Mathis

Nate Mathis
Position: Second Base Height: 5-9 Weight: 165 Roster Years: 1999-2000 Hometown: Plano, TX Last School: UVSC

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are David and the late Diane Mathis ... served an LDS Church mission to San Bernardino, Calif., ... is an Eagle Scout ... majoring in broadcast journalism.

Before BYU

Prepped at Plano East Senior High where he was defensive player of the year, all-district, team captain, and all-tournament in the Sherman and McKinney Tournaments ... sang in concert choir ... coached by Rusty Franklin ... recruited by Southern Utah and Mesa State.

Summary

Last season at BYU he played in 22 games with four starts.

Other College

At Utah Valley State College he was coached by Steve Gardner and selected as the Most Inspirational Athlete in 1997 and received the Wilson Sorenson Spirit of Sport Award in 1998 ... had 105 putouts in 1998, including seven in one game ... batted .307 and was 10 of 11 in stolen bases in 1998 ... served as chairman of the Athletes Coming Together Committee.