Lance Seidel ('59) was the 3rd in the consecutive string of outstanding football running backs to star at George Mason. Lance rushed for over 1,000 yards in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. He was selected All-District 1st Team in football his junior and senior years. In 1958, Lance was named to the All-Metropolitan 1st Team in football and was also honored as the Virginia State Scoring Champion. During that 1958 season, Lance scored a total of 164 points (9 game season) and rushed for 1,612 total yards. He averaged over 18 points per game, had an 8.1 yards-per-carry average, and led the Mustangs to a number 16 ranking among all schools in the Maryland, D.C., and Virginia area by the Washington Post.