Letters: Of Badgers and Hodags

The Spring 2010 On Wisconsin “Team Player” by Sam Oleson x’11 caught my interest. I note that Ben Feldman is from Minnesota and [that] “Hodags” is the name for Wisconsin’s Ultimate Frisbee club.

The Rhinelander, Wisconsin, high school athletic teams have been known as the Hodags since before I can remember. Perhaps the most well known Badger who was also a Hodag was John Kotz ’43. John was a Big Ten basketball scoring champion and was voted the most valuable player in the only NCAA Championship tournament won by Wisconsin. Go, Hodags!

William Rosenkranz ’49 Alexandria, Virginia

Published in the Summer 2010 issue


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