Eddie Hamant played on the first Flyer golf team from 1931-1933. Hamant was the team captain. He remained the team’s best golfer for three straight seasons. In 1933 he won the Ohio Intercollegiate Individual Championship. He finished the year by...READ MORE
More than 21 of the University of Dayton’s Greatest Athletes are interred on the grounds of Calvary Cemetery. We will be sharing more about their lives and accomplishments here as we continue to gather data about them.
Jim Donnelly played football for the Flyers in 1952 but realized that baseball was his passion; so in the same year, he played third base for the Flyers and also led the team in hitting. Donnelly received his first varsity letter and led the...READ MORE
Harry Solimano played basketball at UD but made his mark when he was on the sideline coaching for the Flyers. He played during the 1903-1904 season and came back to coach from 1911-1914 and again for the 1919-1920 season. His overall coaching...READ MORE
William “Bill” Blake earned his spot in the Hall of Fame in 1964 after excelling in football, basketball and baseball from 1922-1926 while he was at UD. Bill was voted team captain for the basketball team for three seasons (1923-25) and was the...READ MORE
Part of a large athletically gifted family, Dayton native Jerry Westendorf received seven varsity letters in his four years at the University of Dayton playing football, basketball and baseball. He was an end for the football team, guard-forward...READ MORE