Athletic Hall of Fame

Gordon Minty

Gordon Minty

Sport(s): Track

Graduating Class: 1977

Induction Class: 1984

May be the best cross country runner in school history...Only harrier to win three consecutive MAC individual titles...In 1973 he was MAC, CCC and District champ, and a fall at the start of the NCAA meet probably cost him the title, finishing third...Three-time All-State, All-MAC and All-District selections, two-time All-CCC and a four-time All-American...He qualified for the Division II meet in 1971 and Division I in 1972,'73,'74....Outstanding track career as well with best times of 4:03, 13:40.94, 28:20.94 and 8:37.84 (2 mile)...In 1973 he set the world indoor record in the three mile. Gordon ran in the Commonwealth Games and finished eighth in the marathon at the 1980 U.S. Olympic Trials.

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