Vinny Gjokaj
Vinny  Gjokaj

RS Sophomore

Wixom, Mich.

High School:
Walled Lake Western HS



Cynthia Watt Wins Hammer Throw Title On Day One Of Big Ten Championships

MSU women in the lead with 26 points after first day; Cynthia Watt, Vinny Gjokaj set hammer throw records


Antonio James Wins Men's Weight Throw on Day One of Meyo Invitational

James earns second straight win in the weight throw with season-best mark of 21.97m.


2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


Otwell Wins Bronze on Day One of Big Ten Championships

Julia Otwell races to a bronze-medal win in the 10,000-meter on Friday night at Purdue.


MSU Track & Field Travels to 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Spartans head to Purdue University to compete against conference foes on May 16-18.


2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Purdue University (May 16-18)


2014 Spartan Track & Field Invitational

2014 Spartan Track & Field Invitational

Collegiate Bests
• Shot Put - 17.05m/55-11.25
• Discus - 53.46m/175-5
• Hammer Throw - 66.29m/217-6
• Weight Throw - 19.93m/65-4.75

INDOOR: Finished ninth in the weight throw with a PR of 19.93m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed third in the weight throw on two occasions - Jan. 16 at the Mike Lints Open (19.16m), Jan. 31 vs. Michigan (18.84m) ... Took third in the shot put (16.24m) at the GVSU Big Meet on Feb. 13
OUTDOOR: Finished fifth in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships, setting a school record with a distance of 66.29 meters ... Placed fourth in the hammer throw with a PR of 64.06m at the Virginia Challenge on Apr. 18 ... Won the hammer throw (62.50m) at the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on April 11

Academic All-Big Ten
Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the discus... Eighth place finish in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship with a season-best mark of 57.47 (188-6)... Personal-best throw of 16.77m (55-0.25) in the shot put at the GVSU Second To Last Chance Meet... Season-best mark of 53.46m (175-5) in the discus came at the Tennessee Relays where he took first place... Fifth place finish at the Spartan Invitational in both the hammer and discus.

INDOOR: 12th place finish in the weight throw at the Big Ten Indoor Championship... Season-best mark in the shot put of 15.55m (51-0.25) came at the Bob Eubanks Open where he finished third... Season-best mark in the weight throw came at the Notre Dame Invite where he placed 4th with a distance of 18.93m (62-1.25)

Did not compete.

INDOOR: Finished eighth overall in the shot put at the Silverston Invitational with a mark of 14.24m/46-8¾.

High School: Lettered in football, track and power lifting ... Was also captain of all three sports 2011-2012... All-State discus 2011 and 2012 ... 2012 All-State MITCA in shot put ... Michigan Scholarly Athlete of the Week... State Champ in power lifting 2011 and 2012 ... All-Conference second team in football...

Personal: Born January 22, 1993 ... Son of Pullumb and Gjylana Gjokaj ... Majoring in computer engineering.