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Joseph Seivold

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1979


Washington College

Joseph Seivold, Jr. began his career in lacrosse at Friends School in Baltimore, where he was selected All-Maryland in 1953 and 1954. During his senior year at Friends, he was part of the 1954 Maryland Scholastic Association Championship Team.

At Washington College, Seivold attained All-American honors on four different occasions and broke several school scoring records including a record-breaking 10-goal game in 1958. Over a four year span, he scored 167 goals and 60 assists. He was honorable mention All-American in his freshman year, third team in his sophomore year, and first team in his junior and senior years. In Seivold's senior year, he was famous for his role as a "60 minute midfielder." He played for the South in the 1958 North/South All-Star Game. As a multi-sport college athlete, he also played basketball and soccer and ran track.

After college, Seivold continued to dominate lacrosse with the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club, where he played 13 years. He was a member of the U.S. Team in Toronto, Canada, which won the Lally Cup in 1967. He played in 5 games with Mt. Washington against the Club All-Star Team, and 6 games with the Club All-Star Team. From 1974-1976, Seivold coached the Mt. Washington Club and, in 1974, coached the victorious South Team in the Club All-Star Game. He coached Mt. Washington to two club championships in 1975 and 1976. Seivold also coached Park School in Baltimore from 1961-1975. Seivold passed away in July, 2021 at the age of 85.