Seaman's first recruits include 3 from hereTony Seaman has...

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April 26, 1991

Seaman's first recruits include 3 from here

Tony Seaman has signed eight players, including three from the Baltimore area, in his first recruiting class as Johns Hopkins lacrosse coach.

The group includes defenseman Dan Evans and midfielder Chris Steer, both of Dulaney High; midfielder Bret Schreiber of North Harford High; midfielder Peter Jacobs of Manhasset, N.Y.; attackman Terry Riordan of Baldwin, N.Y.; defenseman Geoff Bohlender and midfielder Mark Nickel, both of Wilton, Conn.; and attackman Matt Bond of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


* Brandy Wood of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club has signed a national letter of intent to swim for the University of Florida next season. She follows 1984 Olympic champion Theresa Andrews of Annapolis and three-time national champion Julie Gorman of Baltimore to the school.

Wood, a National Honors Society member at Dulaney High, has clocked personal bests of 4:21.1 in the 400-yard individual medley and 2:21.3 in the 200 breaststroke that would have placed her third and sixth, respectively, in this year's Southeastern Conference championship meet. The Lady Gators won their sixth straight SEC title and were third in the NCAA Championships last month.

Wood, trained by NBAC coach Murray Stephens, will compete in the 400-meter IM for the United States in the Pan American Games in Havana in August.

* Kurt Kendall, with a record-setting swimming career at the University of Maryland and an academic record to match, was named the recipient of the second annual Col. Thomas M. Fields Award, given by the Maryland Educational Foundation.

A senior chemistry student from Naples, Fla., Kendall will graduate with honors this May. A three-time NCAA Academic All-American, Kendall also has received the Bob James Postgraduate Scholarship from the Atlantic Coast Conference.


* The search for the best 3-on-3 basketball team in America comes to Baltimore when the 1991 Coca-Cola/Reebok Coup de Hoop begins on May 17 at the Madison Square Rec Center. The tournament is open to men and women between the ages of 10 and 50 in the amateur division, or over 21 in the open division. Players in the amateur division compete for prizes, while those in the open division compete for advancement in the tournament and cash prizes.

The competition is designed to incorporate an anti-drug message. Entry fees range from $48 to $80 depending on the division. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Baltimore Department of Parks and Recreation.

For more information, contact William Wells at 396-9284 and look for Coup de Hoop entry forms where Coca-Cola or Reebok products are sold.

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