Athletic Hall of Fame

Thomas V. Quinn

Thomas V. Quinn

Sport(s): Track

Induction Class: 1978

Had an outstanding career at Eastern...In cross country he was the first Eastern Michigan athlete in any sport to make All-American twice...In 1940, he finished seventh at the NCAA meet, helping EMU to a second-place finish, the highest by any Eastern team at that point...Three-time All-State...In track, he won the 1941 CCC indoor mile and placed fourth at the NCAA meet in the mile to make All-American....Coached the New York Athletic Club to five consecutive National AAU Cross Country Championships (1951-55) and was a trainer, breeder and driver of harness horses.

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