Hall of Fame - 1996 Inductees
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 01/20/2007
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Terry Abram (H 1967-69)
  A native of South St. Paul, Minn., Abram lettered in each of his three seasons with the UND hockey team en route to earning numerous honors. Abram was a key defenseman on the Fighting Sioux team that finished second in the nation in 1968. He earned first-team All-America honors and made the NCAA All-Tournament team that year, the one that he considered the highlight of his stay at UND. Abram went on to earn All-WCHA honors in his final two seasons and graduated in 1969 with a B.S. in Education. After graduation Abram was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks, but declined going to training and opted instead to enter the field of education and "give something to the students."

Kim Edwards (Sw 1982-85)
  Edwards ranks as one of the most outstanding swimmers in UND history as she received numerous honors and excelled at the national level in several events. She lettered in each of her four years at UND, earned 19 All-America honors and 15 individual NCC titles during her career, which she capped off by being named the NCC's Stan Marshall Award winner in 1985. Her lists of accomplishments also include being named 1984 North Dakota Female Athlete of the Year (as voted by the North Dakota sportswriters and sportscasters), 1985 Top Female-Student Athlete and a GTE Academic All-American in 1984 and 1985. She also won the 1984 NCAA Division II National Championship in the 50-yard freestyle. In 1985 she graduated from UND with a degree in computer science.

Jeff Skinner (Go 1980-83)
  Skinner a three-time letterwinner in golf, earned the distinct honor of being the first Sioux golfer to be named All-America, and he went on to achieve this honor in each of his three years at UND. As a team, the Fighting Sioux won NCC titles in all three seasons, and Skinner placed 18th in the 1981 NCAA Tournament and 27th in 1982. After graduating from UND in 1983 with a degree in Information Management, Skinner was an eight-time best-ball champion of North Dakota. He considers UND's victory at the 1982 North Central Conference Tournament after trailing heading into the final round to be his favorite memory.

Milson Jones (FB 1979-81)
  Jones, a Winnipeg native, was a star running back for the Fighting Sioux football team from 1979-81, earning All-America honors in 1980 and 1981. He was a team captain in '81 and topped the 1,000-yard plateau in rushing in '80 and '81 to earn All-NCC accolades. Jones ranked third on the UND career rushing list and can be found in the top ten in numerous other rushing categories. He considers a 1980 victory over North Dakota State --in which he ran for 233 yards on 24 carries --to be his most memorable game at UND. After leaving UND, Jones went on to a distinguished career as a fullback in the Canadian Football League, with stints in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Saskatchewan. A fan-favorite wherever he played, Jones was named the game's Most Valuable Player after winning the 1987 Grey Cup with Edmonton and was a captain of the Saskatchewan squad that won the Grey Cup in 1989. He rushed for 4,582 yards and 60 touchdowns while averaging 5.2 yards per carry in his 11-year pro career and was the CFL's leading active rusher at the time of his retirement. He recorded another 3,185 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns on 295 receptions. Jones ranked second on Saskatchewan's all-time rushing list, and his four touchdowns in 1988 game against Winnipeg is the highest such total in the franchise's 86-year history.

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