Athletics Hall of Fame

John Vinje

SPORT(S) Football, Basketball, Track
PLAYED AT BSU 1946-1949
YEAR INDUCTED 1984

John Vinje was a 3 sport athlete during his time at BSU, he lettered in Football, from 1946-1949, was named All-NIC, 1949. He hold the record for Longest Interception Return 97 yards, in 1948. John also lettered in Basketball, from 1946-1949, was named All-NIC, 1949-1948 and was Co-Captain, 1947-1948. During the spring he lettered in Track, 1949 - Board Jump and Relay.  After his athletic career John became the BSU Basketball Coach, from 1958-1962. After BSU he then became the St. Cloud State Golf Coach, from 1966-1984.

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