Dougherty, Booth, Amonte-Hiller, Dave Diehl, Hill Among the Notables To be Inducted in Maryland Hall of Fame Tonight

     

 

Amonte-Hiller graduated in 1996 and played women’s lacrosse and soccer while at Maryland. She was a four-time lacrosee All-American, two-time national champion and 1996 ACC Female Athlete of the Year and Player of the Year. She ranked second all-time in collegiate assists and was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary women’s lacrosse team. Additionally, Amonte-Hiller was a 2nd team All-American in soccer. She went on to become a member of the U.S. World Cup team and has coached four NCAA national championship teams.

Booth played basketball for the Terps before graduating in 1997. He averaged 19.5 points per game in his senior season and currently holds the Maryland record for career free throws. He played on four NCAA tournament teams. He was named an AP & NABC 3rd team All-American, 1st team All-ACC and was named to the ACC All-Tournament team twice. He was drafted in the first round by the Chicago Bulls, and was a member of the 1998 NBA championship team.

Diehl graduated from Maryland in 1963 and became the M Club Foundation Executive Director. He led the M Club to almost 50 new initiatives in 12-plus years in the role. He helped to expand the M Club’s membership from 300 to 1500 members who are actively involved in the organization. He is a leader in the National Letter Winners Association. He earned a Top-10 spot in the U.S. Swimming Masters eight times and a Top-10 spot in the Worlds Masters once. He is also a two-time Senior Olympic National Champion.

Dougherty was a dominant lacrosse goalie for the Terps until graduating in 1996. He is a two-time 1st Team All-American and was named the nation’s top goalie twice. He was also named the nation’s outstanding player and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team. He was voted Outstanding Player in the North-South game and was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary team. He went on to play both indoor and outdoor lacrosse professionally.

Hill is a 1964 graduate and Maryland Football alum. He helped change the course of intercollegiate athletics at both Maryland and in the Atlantic Coast Conference. He was the first African-American athlete to play Division I football south of the Mason-Dixon Line and in the ACC. After a long business career, he returned to Maryland where he has workes as an athletics fundraiser.

Chorosiewski played field hockey and lacrosse for the Terps until her graduation in 1987. She was a 2nd team All-American and goalie for national championship teams in both sports. She was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team in field hockey. She currently holds the Maryland record for career saves and saves percentage in field hockey.

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