UMD Athletic Hall of Fame inducts 10 former Bulldogs

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On Friday, UMD held their first hall of fame induction ceremony since the pandemic, and many of the class of 10 Bulldog greats were in attendance.

Per UMD’s press release, “The 10-member class features former hockey All-Americans Jack Connolly and Caroline Ouellette, track & field and cross country All-American Morgan (Place) Kowalik, football All-American Russ Rabe, women’s basketball Conference Player of the Year Sara (Belanger) Pepin, two-time all-region volleyball standout Joleyn (Young) Hansen, all-region soccer player Nicole Fietz, three-time All-NSIC baseball player Jeff Kaldor, and MIAC-era standouts in the late men’s basketball player Mike Josephson and men’s track & field’s Dale Kusnierek.”

UMD’s Athletic Hall of Fame now includes 150 athletes representing 21 sports.

The event was held in the Weber Music Hall.