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Pointers' Petersen named WIAC Athlete of Week

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(PRESS RELEASE)-  Pittsville native Peter Petersen, a linebacker at UW-Stevens Point was named the WIAC Defensive Player of the Week.

Petersen totaled seven tackles against UW-Platteville in a 45-24 victory.  His highlight was his ability to force turnovers as he was responsible for three Pioneer turnovers.  Petersen forced a fumble and then recovered the fumble and had two interceptions.  With UW-Platteville mounting a comeback, Petersen intercepted a pass and returned it 21 yards for a touchdown to help seal the win for the Pointers.

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