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Curt Sexton
Curt Sexton


Wrestling (1965-68)

Inducted: 1976

Four-year wrestling letterwinner ... won three-straight conference championships and placed third in 1967 and second in 1968 in the NCAA College Division ... career record was 42-10-1 ... Most Valuable Wrestler in both the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and for the Illinois State squad in 1968 ... won the Redbird Award in 1968, given to the school's most outstanding athlete ... continued wrestling for the Mayor Daley Youth Foundation in Chicago while completing bachelor's and master's degrees at Illinois State ... in 1969, placed second nationally in Greco-Roman ... coached high school wrestling for 17 years, and soccer for three seasons, at Churchill High School (Ore.).