Hall of Fame: Dick Dunnigan (1981)

Dick Dunnigan
Dick Dunnigan

Dick Dunnigan

Edmonton, Alberta
Years Played: 1955, 1956, 1957
All-American: 1955
NCAA Championships: 1955 and 1956


Dick Dunnigan came to Michigan from Edmonton, Alberta in 1954.  He played right wing during the 1954-1955 through 1956-1957 seasons.  He scored thirty-nine goals and sixty-one assists for a career total of an even one-hundred points.

Dick Dunnigan played on two NCAA Championship teams and Michigan lost in the finals his senior year.  Michigan’s record during his career was fifty-six wins, twelve losses, and four ties.  His most memorable experience at Michigan was winning the 1955 NCAA Championship with only twelve players.  Weighing only 135 pounds when he played for Coach Vic Heyliger, he was named to the 1955 All-American team.  In 1957, he was named Michigan’s Most Valuable Player.  Dick Dunnigan graduated from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.


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