Robert Lord, Jr
Robert was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2002. His citation is below:
Bob Lord matriculated to Washington College from Chestertown High School. He was one of the most versatile athletes to have represented his high school. Soccer, basketball, baseball and golf were his specialties. The College’s athletic department considered itself fortunate to have Bob Lord as a member of all four activities during his four years here.
Bob’s most important contributions were in soccer and baseball. He was an outstanding performer in both sports and accumulated a great deal of post-season recognition from the NCAA, the Mason-Dixon and Middle Atlantic Athletic Conferences. In soccer, he was selected to the All-South All-American Squad and to the Honorable Mention All-Mason Dixon Conference Team. Used primarily on the offensive line, he was moved to the main defensive position during his senior year and his outstanding play at that position was one of the main contributing factors to the Sho’men’s Mason-Dixon Conference Soccer championship title in 1962.
In baseball, Bob was selected to the first team all-conference team in both the Mason-Dixon and the Middle Atlantic Athletic Conferences. When he was not pitching, he played an outfield position. He served as a tri-captain during his senior year.
Additionally, he participated in basketball for two years and for one year participated on the golf team while still playing baseball. An outstanding golfer, he developed into one of the top amateur players after leaving college.
After graduation, Bob taught math in Prince George County, primarily at Bowie High School, and was an assistant coach in varsity wrestling. He was an award-winning carver of waterfowl and ran his own fishing boat out of Ocean City during the summer months.
Washington College considers it an honor and privilege to induct Robert Lord Jr. into its Athletic Hall of Fame on this 5th day of October, 2002.