Seamus Boxley, a 2000 graduate of Mountlake Terrace High School, was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame Monday night at halftime of the MTHS-West Seattle boys basketball game.
During his senior year at Terrace, Boxley was named the Wesco Player of the Year, was selected to the AP All-State First Team and led the Hawks to an undefeated 20-0 regular season record and an appearance in the 3A state tournament.
Since leaving Mountlake Terrace, Boxley has continued to find success on the basketball court, first at the college level and then in Europe. The power forward played four years at Portland State University, earning the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year honor in 2000-2001, Big Sky’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2003-2004 and 2004-2005, and the Big Sky Player of the Year in 2004-2005. Boxley led the Vikings to their first Big Sky Conference Basketball Championship his senior year, averaging 20.6 points per game during the 2004-2005 season.
After college Boxley has made a name for himself playing professional basketball in Ukraine, Austria, Germany, Holland and Belguim. He is currently part of the starting five for Belgium’s 8-5 Limburg United, averaging 14.6 points per game and leading the squad in minutes played and field goal percentage.