Born in West Covina, Calif., ... married to Britlyn Mitchell ... parents are Marsha and Corey Pace ... father played center for BYU's football team (1976, '79-'81 )... is an Eagle Scout ... served mission to Tegucigalpa, Honduras 2004-2006 ... fluent in Spanish ... majoring in Political Science.
Scholar athlete at Esperanza High in Anaheim, Calif. ... was all Sunset league in football as a tight end and deep snapper ... two time all-league first baseman in baseball ... batted .400 as junior and .430 as senior ... three-sport letterman in football, baseball and weight lifting ... recruited by Arizona State and Utah.
2004 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted on the BYU baseball team
2007 | Sophomore Year
Earned letterman honors as a sophomore on BYU's nationally ranked 11-2 Mountain West Conference Championship team ... saw action in 12 games as a long snapper, snapping all PATs and field goals.
2008 | Junior Year
Earned letterman honors as a junior on BYU's nationally ranked 10-3 team ... saw action in all 13 games as a long snapper, snapping all PAT's and field goals.
2009 | Senior Year
Earned letterman honors as a senior ... saw action in all 13 games as a long snapper, snapping all PAT's and field goals.