1947 FOOTBALL TEAM
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information

1947 FOOTBALL TEAM
1947 Loras Football Team

Inducted: 1988
Years at Loras: 1947
Sport: Football
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS:
Loras 28   South Dakota St. 0
Loras 27   Luther 0
Loras 20   St. Ambrose 6
Loras 20   Ill. Normal 7
Loras 6   St. Norbert 0
Loras 32   St. Mary's 12
Loras 20   St. Thomas 19
Loras 32   Winona Teachers 7
Loras 27   St. Joseph 7
  • Members -
    • Nick Adduci
    • James C. Arneberg
    • Bob Bracken
    • Don Breitbach
    • Joe Burgermeister
    • Thomas J. Connors
    • Gerald Divine
    • Don Dolphin
    • Martin P. Dreves
    • Michael Elliot
    • Richard Gallagher
    • John F. Ganshirt
    • Richard Garrigan
    • Donald Gentile
    • Herald Geraets
    • John Grathwohl
    • Robert Hanlon
    • Daniel Henry
    • David M. Hyland
    • Robert Joyce
    • Rudy Kallinger
    • Donald F. Klein
    • Wayne Knipschield
    • Jack Kopshever
    • William Kurtz
    • Martin Lawrence
    • Walter Leyden
    • Richard Leonard
    • Richard Mares
    • Tom Mares
    • Robert Miller
    • Roger Millea
    • William Moore
    • Edmund Murphy
    • John E. Newell
    • Robert Noel
    • William O'Neill
    • Roger Orvis
    • Francis Parker
    • George W. Peach
    • Ralph Peterson
    • William Rigney
    • John Rohan
    • Howard Ruetz
    • John D. Ryan
    • Jim Schutz
    • Donald Simnick
    • Jack Stahl
    • Daniel Stubing
    • William Treacy
    • Edward Uvodich
    • John Veltus
    • Ross Wagner
    • Charles Ward
    • James Ward
    • Dave Wareham
    • James Whalen, Jr.
    • Gerald Witry
    • Robert Zahren
    • Richard Zaleski
    • Emil R. Zola
    • Head Coach: Wally Fromhart
    • Assistant Coach: Ed Kopshever
    • Assistant Coach: Nick Kanavas

       
  • The only football squad to go undefeated in school history, the 1947 Duhawks declined a post season bowl bid fearing financial loss.
  • Defeated rival St. Ambrose 20-6 for the Bell Trophey in-front of a record 10,000 fans in the Rock Bowl on October 5, 1947.
  • Team produced three all-Americans and four individual Loras Athletic Hall of Famers.