MSUM Announces 2023 Dragon Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Wrestler Bill Germann among the inductees

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU Moorhead Athletics has announced the 2023 Dragon Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. The individuals and teams selected to be enshrined will be honored on October 13 inside the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom.

Six individuals and two teams will be inducted into MSUM’s hall of greatness with five individuals being selected into the 2023 class specifically. Standout swimmer Ann (Gusewelle) Meyer, who was a part of the 2022 induction class, will officially be honored alongside the 2023 class on October 13.

“I am very excited to honor these individuals and teams in October as they enter our athletics Hall of Fame,” said MSUM athletic director Chad Markuson. “Each of the six individuals and the two teams selected are still leaving their mark on this department even after their departure as student-athletes. We are excited to honor them as true legends of Dragon athletics.”

Bill Germann, Wrestling (1966-1969)
Alison Nash-Gerlach, Women’s Basketball (2006-2010)
Jeff Britten, Football (1986-89)
Ann (Gusewelle) Meyer, Swimming and Diving (2006-2010)
Dustin Long, Football (2005-2007)
Allison Swenson, Women’s Basketball (2003-2008)
1975 Men’s Track & Field
2005 Women’s Cross Country

Bill Germann, Wrestling (1966-1969)
Was a stalwart at 130 pounds for the Dragons in the late 60s under legendary head coach Bill Garland…helped lead MSUM to NIC team championships in 1968 and 1969 where he was team captain for the Dragons during the 1969 campaign…took home individual NIC crowns at 130 pounds for three consecutive seasons beginning in 1967 until his senior season…likely would have been a four-time NIC champion at 130 pounds, but the Dragons were snowbound and unable to compete at the NIC meet in 1966…was a two-time NAIA All-American, finishing third in the nation at 130 pounds in 1966 and fourth in 1967.

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