Athletics Hall of Fame

Joe Suman Jr.

SPORT(S) Track, Basketball
PLAYED AT BSU 1960-1961
YEAR INDUCTED 1984

A native of Bemidji, Joe graduated in 1961 with a degree in Business Administration. As a forward and center, he lettered four times in basketball. In the 1960-61 season he was the teams leading rebounder and also set the single season scoring record. Joe was named to the NIC Honorable Mention and NIC 2nd team squads. He earned a letter in track as a high jumper and 440 runner. Joe was named to the 5th Army basketball team and was honored as the Most Valuable Player. He was invited to the trials for the 1964 Pan-Am Games. Joe is currently a businessman in Bemidji.

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