Monday, June 09, 2003
The University of Alabama men’s track and field team has announced the signing of four athletes for the 2003-2004 season.
Keith Baker of Boardman, Oregon, Steven Boozer of Palaski, Mississippi, Roy Jossfolk Jr. of Weston, Florida and Sam Nuckols of Huntsville will all be donning the crimson and white next season for Alabama head track and field coach Harvey Glance.
Baker, a transfer from Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, won the NWAACC championship in the decathlon claiming All-American honors in the event. He also won the high school state championship in the 110m hurdles while attending Riverside High School in Boardman.
Boozer, a graduate of Pelahatchie High School, is a two-time all-state performer in Mississippi, having won the state discus championship three consecutive seasons and finishing runner-up in the shot put championship in back-to-back seasons.
Jossfolk Jr., who attended Chaminade-Madonna High School in Hollywood, Florida, is an accomplished high jumper. He won the 2003 Class 2A high jump championship at the district, regional and state levels while setting a school record of 6’08.00” along the way. He was listed as the number one high jumper in Broward Country during the 2002 season.
Nuckols, an in-state product from Huntsville High School, won the 2002 Alabama state championship in cross country, and state championships during the 2003 indoor and outdoor track seasons. He was also a two-time All-Metro MVP.