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Lausanne Lacrosse Enters Final Month Of The Season With Excitement & Hope

With the end of the season approaching at the end of the month, Lausanne lacrosse is ending the season with lots of excitement and hope for the future of the program. The girl’s lacrosse team fields a young group of Lynx that are led by three young captains in Kolby Cohen ’23, Bella Leggett ’22 and Alyssa Koplon ’22 . “This team is filled with a great group of emerging leaders that are developing and voice on and off the field,” coach Cayce Densford... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Friday, April 9, 2021

Lausanne Track & Field Off To Fast Start For 2021 Season

When he took the job as The Lausanne track coach this off-season, head coach Chris Jordan knew he had the pieces in place for a successful year. “We have a bunch of hard-working, talented kids at our school," Jordan said. "Coupled with knowledgeable and passionate coaches, the season looks to be extremely promising." Those athletes and that commitment have gotten Lausanne off to a good start. At their first meet of the year against Harding, the Lynx had a... Read More
at Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Job Of Keeping Lynx Healthy A Labor Of Love For Lausanne Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of an Athletic Trainer. Here at Lausanne Collegiate School, we are lucky to have two of the best as a partnership between the school and OrthoSouth. In his seventh year at Lausanne, Director of Sports Medicine Outreach Marty Scuggs provides coverage to every sports team on Lausanne’s campus. With over 20 years of experience with high school athletes, you can find him on the... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, April 1, 2021

After A Year Off, Lynx Baseball Off To Hot Start To Open Season

One of the surest signs of Spring is the sounds of baseball emanating from fields that have been dormant over the Winter. After a season suddenly cut short last year because of COVID-19, the Lausanne baseball team is once again taking the field at Gagliano Field, home of the Lynx. If there was any rust due to lack of games, it has not been apparent this year as the Lynx are undefeated on the young season. The varsity team is off to a 4-1 start and the junior varsity squad is currently... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Monday, March 29, 2021

Lauren Avant Sumski Named 2021 Chair Of Ideas

Lausanne welcomed back alumna  Lauren Avant Sumski '10 on Monday to honor her as the 2021 Chair of Ideas.  The Chair of Ideas is a Lausanne tradition and a much anticipated annual event. It is awarded each year to an individual who embodies the characteristics and values represented by The Lausanne Way through their actions and accomplishments. One of the school’s most prestigious honors, the title has been awarded 24 times since 1994 to Lausanne alumni and other... Read More
at Monday, March 1, 2021

Lausanne Soccer Adds Familiar Memphis Name To Coaching Staff

When the Lausanne boys soccer team takes the field against Bartlett on March 19, fans will recognize a new face on the Lynx sideline. Former Memphis 901FC Head Coach Tim Mulqueen was added this off-season as Goalie Coach and Assistant Coach for the Varsity and the Junior Varsity boys soccer teams.  “I’m very excited to join the Lausanne family," Mulqueen said. "I  believe in their commitment to developing student-athletes at all levels,”  ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, February 25, 2021

Four Lynx Sign National Letters Of Intent On Signing Day

National Signing Day is the culmination of a long recruiting journey for many student-athletes. It marks the day that a high school senior can sign with a college to play their sport at the next level. Wednesday at Lausanne, in the athletic building's lobby, four Lynx student-athletes gathered with their families as they signed their National Letters of Intent. Dallas Brown ’21 ( Davidson College ) Eddie Buxton ’21 ( Austin Peay University ) Ethan... Read More
at Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Lynx Use Strong Defense In Win Over Harding

Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton once said, “one way to regain your rhythm on offense is to make some big plays on defense.” The Lausanne boys’ team used that philosophy Tuesday night at Harding, using a stifling press that they turned up in the fourth quarter en route to a 65-61 win over the Lions. “With a young team we understand offense is not going to be clicking on all cylinders every night, but we can always take pride in getting stops on... Read More
at Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Lausanne Winter Sports To Tip-Off Off With Phased Re-Opening

While keeping students safe and class in session has been the top priority of Lausanne's coronavirus response, the school has also worked to ensure extracurricular activities can continue safely. Band, choir, theater and athletic programs have worked to adapt to the situation, and each had to adjust their approach to practices, performances and games. For student-athletes that participate in Lausanne winter sports, the recent local surge in COVID-19 cases had led to uncertainty about... Read More
at Friday, December 4, 2020

Lausanne Cancels Game Against Lipscomb Following Positive COVID Test

The football game between Lausanne Collegiate School and Lipscomb Academy Nashville, scheduled for this Friday at 7 p.m. in Nashville, TN, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Lausanne has paused all team-related activities due to a single confirmed COVID-19 case within the Lynx program. This decision was made by Director of Athletics Kevin Locastro and Lausanne Headmaster Stuart McCathie following CDC recommendations and those of the Shelby County Health Department. ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lausanne Alum Nominated For "Academic Heisman"

As the college football season approaches, one Lausanne alum is making news for his work at college both in the classroom and on the field. Navy announced in August that they had nominated Cameron Kinley ‘17 for the prestigious Campbell Trophy. On November 12, they shared that he is one of 12 finalists for the award , earning an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class. "It's definitely a blessing to be... Read More
at Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lausanne Football Advances In Playoffs After Win Over Harding

Behind a lights-out defense and a balanced passing and rushing attack, the Lausanne Lynx defeated Harding 50-0 Friday night at Lausanne. Here’s that @LausanneFB defense I’ve been talking about. #LetsGoLynx #BeGreat pic.twitter.com/Ve2l7BgfYj — Lausanne Athletics (@LausanneLynx) November 7, 2020 With a running clock in the second half, the Lynx added a field goal by Max Gilbert '23 and a defensive pick-six touchdown to close things out by Jarvis Barber... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Saturday, November 7, 2020

Lausanne Soccer Wraps Up Season With Eye On The Future

As time ran out on the Lausanne soccer season, head coach Amy Morrison watched on with a full heart.  “This team has been so special to coach,” Morrison said. “I am so impressed with how the girls stayed present in each moment. From workouts to battles against rivals, everyone was all in all year. To maneuver through this year and all the uncertainty and still achieve the success we have is a testament to how hard these ladies have worked. I am so proud of them.”... Read More
at Friday, October 30, 2020

Lynx Soccer Advances to State Quarterfinals After Win In Nashville

The Lausanne Lynx soccer team continued their march to the state championship on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK). Match day was kicked off Tuesday morning in a special way. As the Lynx soccer team boarded the bus to Nashville, they were cheered on by students from Lausanne’s Lower School. “Seeing our little Lynx is a joy in and of itself, but to hear them chanting Go Lynx Go is pure happiness," head coach Amy Morrison said. "I... Read More
at Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Cross Country 2020

Saturday our Varsity Cross Country team hit the trails, competing in the Memphis Youth Athletic’s meet at Shelby Farms to finish the regular season. “The team has been working really hard this season, and it shows,” shared Coach Heather Clagett. “Our times have gone down considerably since the start of the season, and our ‘pack time’ (the amount of time between #1 and #5) has gotten a lot smaller. I’m really proud of their work and dedication.”... Read More
at Monday, October 19, 2020

Varsity Soccer Starts Season With A Victory

Lausanne's varsity girls soccer team kicked off their season at home last night with a 9-0 win against NorthPoint. The team's first game was canceled due to the pandemic and last night faced some uncertainty because of the weather, but despite the challenges, they stayed positive and kept pushing themselves during practices, which led up to their victory.   "We've been training since June without the certainty of ever actually getting to play... Read More
at Wednesday, September 2, 2020