Loggers Land a Pair of Volunteers



Date: February 24, 2009

Loggers Land a Pair of Volunteers
Fab Freshman Gant and Gruber Commit

(LA CROSSE, WI) The La Crosse Loggers continue to build for the upcoming 2009 season as team officials announced the signings of a pair of pitchers from the University of Tennessee. Right-hander Clayton Gant and southpaw Stephen Gruver will dawn the Logger green after their spring season in the SEC is complete.

Clayton Gant [left] enjoyed one of the most successful high school careers in the history of Tennessee high school baseball as he posted a 53-3 career mark. The 5-11, 170 pound right-hander figures to be a big part of the Volunteer pitching staff this spring as does lefty Stephen Gruver.

Gruver [right] was named a 2008 Rawlings and Perfect Game All-American and became the school record holder for strikeouts in a career at Austintown Fitch High School in Canfield, Ohio.

Both Gant and Gruver were a part of the Vols 2008 recruiting class that was ranked 28th nationally by Collegiate Baseball.