Hall of Fame - 2001 Inductees
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 01/20/2007
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Paul Chadwick (H 1977-81)
  Chadwick, a native of Williams Lake, B.C., played wing for the UND hockey team from 1977-1981 and lettered all four years. In 154 career games he scored 30 goals and collected 49 assists, helping lead the Sioux to a 97-56-5 (.630) four-year record. When Chadwick was a sophomore UND went 30-11-1, advancing to the NCAA title game in Detroit, where they lost 4-3 to Minnesota. The 1980 team rebounded, finishing 31-8-1 with the season culminating with a 5-2 victory over Northern Michigan in the NCAA title game in Providence, Rhode Island. Chadwick was a "huge factor" in the success of those two teams, according to current head coach Dean Blais, who began his UND assistant coaching career with the 1980-81 team when Chadwick was a senior. That year he was an alternate captain for the Sioux. "The intangibles he brought to the table with those teams were huge in terms of character and team chemistry," Blais said. "He played a large role in the success of those teams." Chadwick graduated from UND in 1981 with a degree in business.

Durene Heisler Frydenlund (BB 1987-90)
  Frydenlund, a native of Devils Lake, N.D., is credited by UND women's basketball coach Gene Roebuck as being one of the key individuals who elevated Fighting Sioux women's basketball into the national spotlight. Playing for the Sioux for three seasons she was a three-time All-NCC selection. As a senior in 1990, she scored double figures in every game accumulating 579 points, which ranked as the second highest single-season total in UND history. During her senior season she was the team captain and led UND to the NCAA Division II national tournament where the Fighting Sioux won two games and advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals. Those NCAA wins were the first in UND history. Since then, UND has advanced to the national tournament every year, going 25-8 and winning three national championships. Frydenlund was the first of what is now 11 UND Kodak All-Americans and her name is still prominent in the UND record book, with her career totals still ranking among UND's best in eight separate categories. Frydenlund graduated from UND in 1990 with a degree in elementary and physical education. She later earned her master's degree and curriculum and instruction from the University of St. Thomas.

Norm McGee (Tr 1985-89; FB 1984, 1986-88)
  McGee, a native of Milwaukee, Wis., was a two-sport athlete for UND playing football in 1984 and 1986-88 and running track in 1985 and from 1987-89. It was on the track where he truly shone, winning 13 All-American honors and five NCAA Division II sprint titles. In 1989 he was the UND male athlete of the year. During his indoor career, McGee was a five-time All-American winning 55-meter national championship in 1987 and 1988. He was a four-time 55-meter NCC champion - where he holds the NCC record (6.20,1988) and was a two-time champion in the 300 meters. For his outdoor career he was an eight-time All-American, winning national championships in the 100 meters in 1978, 1988 and 1989. At the NCC Championships he was a four-time 100-meter champion and three-time 200-meter champion. He was also a three-time member of a NCC-champion 1600-meter relay team. His 10.22 mark in the 100 meters (1989) stood in the NCC record book. He also held six individual UND records and is a member of four-record holding relay teams. After graduating from UND in 1989 with a degree in recreation and youth leadership he was drafted by the world champion San Francisco 49'ers as a wide receiver. He was named to the NCAA Division II Track & Field Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Wisconsin Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1999.

Lawrence "Lawrie" Skolrood (FB 1971-73)
  Skolrood, a native of Sadkatoon, Sask., played tight end for the Fighting Sioux football team from 1971-73 and was team captain in his senior season. In three seasons he totaled 53 receptions, 634 yards and three touchdowns. The Sioux finished with a 22-8-1 mark in Skolrood's three seasons, and was named All-NCC in 1973 and was and honorable mention All-American. Skolrood is one of only 21 players in Fighting Sioux history to total over 125 receiving yards in a single game. He reached that figure in a 17-13 win over Nevada-Las Vegas on Nov. 11, 1972, catching seven passes for 132 yards. After his graduating from UND in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Skolrood enjoyed a 14-year career in the Canadian Football League, playing for 10 years with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and four years with the Hamilton Tigercats. His first six years he was a tight end, and during this time he played in two CFL all-star games. He had 159 receptions for 2,245 yards and seven touchdowns. Skolrood then played offensive tackle for his last eight years, during which time his offensive line was named "best offensive line in the CFL" for three straight years. He retired in 1988 after 218 professional games played, which at that time was ninth on the all-time CFL list.

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