Cirovski on Sjolund: “Robert’s a great athlete who will contribute significantly in the attacking midfield or striker positions to this program. Has a great nose for the goal. He really grew a lot as a player last spring and now understands the demands of college soccer.”
Before Maryland: A member of Florida’s ODP program, Sjolund joined the Terps in time for the 2001 spring season … his team took third place in the Swedish championship for district teams three times … his team also placed second in the Swedish championship for district teams.
Personal: The son of Christer and Margarethan Sjolund, his full name is Robert Bo Sjolund … has two brothers, Jacob (16) and Tobias (25) … nicknamed “the rocket” … other interests include baseball cards and biographies … a business and economics major … born on March 5, 1981, in Vasteras, Sweden.