Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Selected by the Washington Nationals in the 28th round of the 2005 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Appeared in 20 games, making three starts ... Batted .158, scored five runs and tallied one RBI ... Went 2-for-3 in stolen base tries.
Graduated from Hamilton High School in Chandler, Ariz., in 2005 ... Earned two varsity letters in baseball for coach Mike Woods ... High school teammate of classmate Travis Peep ... Hamilton won 5A state championships his junior year in 2004 and was 5A state runner in the 2005 ... Team captain his senior season ... Named first-team all-state his senior season by the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association ... Fiesta Region Player of the Year in 2005 ... Southeast Player of the Year his senior year ... Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger All-American in 2005 ... Holds seven Hamilton single season school records in baseball ... Also earned two varsity letters in golf for coach Steve Kanner.
Played for the Firebirds, the 2005 Connie Mack state champions.
Full name: Hunter Joseph Pace ... Born: 12/5/86 in Mesa, Ariz. ... Son of Mike and Amelia Pace ... Is undecided in area of academic pursuit.