Jack Brown was born October 24th, 1902 and nearly 20 years later he began his football career at UD. He played football at UD from 1922-1926. He was a lineman for the Flyers, playing center, guard and tackle, depending on the game. After he...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.
Tom Frericks is a legend at UD. He was born on March 17, 1932 in Minster, Ohio. Upon graduating from Minster High in 1949 he came to UD to play basketball. He majored in Education and received minors in History, English, and Science. After he...READ MORE
Born in Sandusky, OH in 1913, Pete Zierolf and made quite an impact on the football field while he attended UD. He was the team’s starting right tackle, leading him to becoming the team captain, All-Ohio tackle, and the teams Most Valuable Player...READ MORE
A Dayton native, Gene Westendorf earned eight varsity letters in basketball, baseball and football during his time at UD from 1938 to 1941. He received three letters a piece from basketball and baseball and didn’t receive any letters in...READ MORE
Tony Furst graduated from Chaminade High School and played four years of Flyer football from 1936 to 1940 under Head Coach Harry Baujan. He played defensive back for the Flyers and earned three letters. Furst graduated in 1940 and went to play...READ MORE