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Stevens Point Area Native Signs with Nearby Woodchucks

NORTHWOODS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 15, 2009

Stevens Point Area Native Signs with Nearby Woodchucks

(WAUSAU, WI) The Wisconsin Woodchucks have announced the signing of Cullen Sexton, a 2007 graduate of Stevens Point Area Senior High. Sexton is currently a relief pitcher for the 25th ranked University of Minnesota Golden Gophers (21-10).

A native of Plover, Wisconsin, Sexton is in his sophomore season at Minnesota. He carries a 4-0 record and a 3.86 ERA thru seven appearances this spring. The 6’3” righty is one of the top relievers in the Gophers bullpen, striking out 16 hitters in 18.2 innings pitched. Sexton was named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on March 2nd. During that week he pitched 4.1 scoreless innings and picked up a win and a save. He is teammates with Gophers starting outfielder Matt Nohelty, who played for the Woodchucks during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

During his time at SPASH, Sexton was named All-Conference in the Wisconsin Valley as a junior and senior and led the Panthers to three straight conference championships.