Don W. Gunhus (BB 1972-75)
Gunhus ranked ninth on UND's basketball scoring list with over 1, 096 career points. He was a four-year letterwinner, 1971-75, averaging 10.9 points and 5.1 rebounds during his career. Gunhus led UND to two North Central Conference championships in 1974 and 1975, named to the All-NCC first team in 1973-74 and was the Most Valuable Player for the Fighting Sioux and served as team captain his senior year in 1974-75. In the three seasons he started as a Sioux forward he showed remarkable consistency of effort.
Jay S. Gustafson (FB 1971-73)
Gustafson was a two-time All-North Central Conference selection as the quarterback for UND's football team. He put together some very impressive statistics for the Sioux. As a sophomore he completed 75 of 155 passes for 860 yards, 8 touchdowns and was intercepted only 7 times. As a junior he made 128 of 230 pass attempts for 1,817 yards, 17 touchdowns and as a senior he completed 124 of 262 passes for 1,977 yards and 17 touchdowns. That gives him career totals of 325 completions of 647 attempts for 4, 654 yards and 42 touchdowns. He earned three letters, 1971-73, and set several UND game, season and career records. Many of these stood until the mid 1980's. Gustafson was the All- NCC quarterback in both 1972 and 1973. During his three seasons, he quarterbacked the Fighting Sioux to a record of 22-8-1 and two NCC championships, 1971 and 1972. He played under Hall of Fame Coach Jerry Olson.
Ron R. "Magic" Gustafson (FB 1971-74; Tr 1972)
Gustafson was a record-setting wide receiver for the Fighting Sioux during the early 1970's. He teamed with Jay Gustafson to give UND the "Gus-to-Gus" connection for three seasons. While playing for the Sioux he lettered four years, 1971-74, and served as team captain as a senior. He was named to the All-North Central Conference team in 1973 and 1974. Gustafson held the UND record for career receptions with 141, for career touchdowns catches with 19 and TD catches in a season, with 10. In 1972 he helped lead the Fighting Sioux to an appearance in the Camellia Bowl and in 1773 he led the nation in receptions. A native of Duluth, Minn., Gustafson had pro stints with the New Orleans Saints in 1975, the Atlanta Falcons in 1976 and Los Angeles Rams in 1977.
Donald W. "Jug" Juelke (FB 1947-49)
Juelke was a standout football player for the Fighting Sioux during the late 1940's. He played both ways as a lineman on offense and a linebacker on defense. Juelke earned letter awards three times, 1947-49, and served as team captain his senior season in 1949 and also named UND Most Valuable Player that season. The Fargo Forum picked him as a member of the All North Central Conference team. Two other honors were given to him, one being named to the Little All America honorable mention team in 1949 and being an honorable mention All Sigma Chi football the same season.
Kenneth R. Purpur (H 1952-54)
Purpur was a standout center for the UND hockey team in the early 1950's and ranks as one of UND's all-time great hockey centers as an excellent skater, outstanding passer, a deft stick-handler and could shoot with the best. He scored 46 goals and 71 assists for 117 points in 72 games as a Fighting Sioux. Playing for his brother, Hall of Fame Coach Cliff (Fido) Purpur, Ken led UND to a 48-28-2 record during his three seasons and even lettered in each season. He went on to play for the 1956 USA Olympic Hockey team.