Nathan Alexander
    Nathan Alexander

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Marion, Ill.

    High School:
    Marion H.S.

    Height:
    6-4

    Event:
    Jumps


    A talented, all-around athlete who is expected to provide depth to the Saluki jumping corps. Finished fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 47-2 1/4 at the 2001 Saluki Booster Invitational, his first college meet.

    Marion H.S.: All-State in track as a senior, finishing fifth at the state meet in the triple jump. School record holder in the triple jump (48-0). Marion H.S. Athlete of the Year in 2000. Jumped 22-10 in the long jump and a member of school record 4x100 meter relay team (42.9). Also lettered in football, basketball, and cross country.

    Personal: Undecided major ... son of Grace Alexander ... born February 27, 1982.

    Wright on Alexander:
    "Nathan is a local kid with a lot of raw, athletic talent. He had a good fall. Nathan will be a great jumper here before he leaves SIU. We expect him to have a solid freshman year and score points at the conference meet."

    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    Friday, Jan 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 31
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    SIU