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Gilman grad Joe Seivold joining father in National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Former Gilman and North Carolina standout Joe Seivold will join his father as a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Sparks-based US Lacrosse announced Friday the addition of eight new inductees as the Class of 2020.

Seivold, a do-it-all mdifielder for the Greyhounds and Tar Heels, will join Rob Bordley, Roy Condon, John Desko, Ericka Leslie, Lisa Griswold Lindley, Laura Harmon Schuman (Maryland) and Amy Appelt Slade.

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The class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Oct. 17 at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley.

The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, a program of US Lacrosse, was established in 1957 to honor men and women who by their deeds as players, coaches, officials and/or contributors, and by the example of their lives, personify the great contribution of lacrosse to our way of life.

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Seivold was a four-time All-American midfielder at North Carolina, earning first team honors in 1984 and 1985, and honorable mention recognition in 1983 and 1987. He also earned all-ACC honors in 1984 and 1985. A two-time team captain, Seivold helped the Tar Heels capture the 1985 ACC title and he received the ACC’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 1986. He was also selected to play in the North-South All-Star Game following his senior season in 1987. Seivold was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2002.

Internationally, Seivold played for the 1986 U.S. National Team that captured the world championship in Canada. Originally from Parkton, Seivold has been previously inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame (2006) and US Lacrosse North Carolina Chapter Hall of Fame (2008). He becomes the second member of his family in the National Hall of Fame, joining his namesake father, Joseph, who was inducted in 1979.

Schuman, from Havertown, Pennsylvania, was a three-time All-American at Maryland, earning first team honors in both 1994 and 1995, and third team honors in 1993. Schuman helped lead the Terps to two NCAA titles (1992 and 1995) during her career and served as captain of the squad as a senior in 1995.

Slade, the women’s coach at UMBC, is being inducted into the hall after her illustrious career at Virginia, where she won the prestigious Tewaaraton Award in 2004, becoming the first Cavalier to win the award, and was a member of the national championship squad in the same year. Slade also holds the Virginia women’s lacrosse records for points (373), goals (258), and consecutive-games scoring (66).

Women’s college basketball: Maryland Director of Recruiting Operations Lindsey Spann, a Laurel native, will serve as an interim assistant coach for the 2020-21 season, head coach Brenda Frese announced Wednesday.

Spann joined the Maryland staff last summer. Her responsibilities this past season included recruiting organization and planning, recruiting materials, assisting with advance scouting and practice planning and numerous day-to-day tasks.

Women’s college track and field: Johns Hopkins’ Ella Baran, Rebecca Grusby, Annie Gutierrez, Ariel Keklak, Felicia Koerner, Julianna Lazzari, Samantha Levy and Caelyn Reilly were named Indoor Track & Field All-Americans.

Men’s college track and field: Johns Hopkins’ Justin Canedy, Declan Hines, Andrew King, Sean Laidlaw and Jared Pangallozzi were named Indoor Track & Field All-Americans.

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