Dec. 2, 2003
Head Coach Art Venegas has received three National Letters of Intent for the Fall signing period. Chad Dunn, James Rhoades and Joel Tuosto will join the Bruins as true freshmen in 2004.
Dunn (Seal Beach, CA) attends Los Alamitos High School. At the 2002 California State Meet, he ran the first leg of Los Alamitos' 4x100m relay that placed ninth in 42.11. Dunn will compete in the 100m and 200m for the Bruins next season.
Rhoades (Ramona, CA), a sprinter, attends Ramona High School. At the 2003 CA State meet, he was a finalist, placing eighth in 49.14. Rhoades is the fourth fastest returning quartermiler in the state. He has run prep bests of 48.48 (400m) and 22.21 (200m). In addition to running track, Rhoades is a corner back for the Ramona High football team.
Tuosto (Greenfield, CA) attends Greenfield High School. At the 2003 California State Meet, he placed fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 48-10. He was the Mission Trail Athletic League's long jump champion. In 2002, he placed 13th in the preliminary round of the triple jump with a jump of 45-4.25, but did not advance to the final.