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Joseph Seivold

Class of 1958

Joseph is a member of the Hall of Fame. His citation is below:

 

Joseph (Joe) Seivold of Sykesville, MD came to Wash-ington College in the fall of 1954 after completing his secondary education at Friends School in Baltimore, MD where he played in three sports, football, basketball and lacrosse.

Joe began his illustrious career in lacrosse at Friends School where he was selected All Maryland at midfield in 1953 and 1954. In 1954 during his senior year at Friends, he was a member of the Maryland Scholastic Association Championship Team.

At Washington College, Joe attained All American recog-nition four straight years and broke several school scoring records, Including a record-breaking ten-goal game in 1958. Over the four year span he netted 167 goals. He received honorable mention All-American in his freshman year, and third team selection as a sophomore. In 1957 the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association named him to the first All American Lacrosse Team. In that year he was also selected a member of the Laurie Cox Division All Star Team and was awarded the United States Naval Academy’s Seth Award. In 1958 he was again named to the first All American team by the U.S.Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. He played for the South in the 1958 North-South All Star Game.

Following his graduation Joe continued to play lacrosse as a member of the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club for a period of thirteen years. He was a member of the United States Lacrosse Team in Toronto, Canada, which won the Lally Cup in 1967.

From 1976-76 he coached the Mt. Washington Club which won two club championships in 1975 and 1976. He also coached the victorious South Team in the Club All Star game in 1976. In addition, from 1961-75 he coached at Park School in Baltimore.

In recognition of his outstanding career in lacrosse Joe Seivold was inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1980.

Joe was also a valuable member of the basketball soccer and Cross Country teams at Washington College. In 1956 he was named to the Mason Dixon Tournament basketball team and in 1957 he received honor-able mention for the Mason Dixon All Star Team, having ranked 10th among Mason Dixon scorers, averaging 17.7 for 15 games. In soccer he played left inside position during his junior and senior years.