For ULS student-athletes, sports are about becoming a better athlete and a better person. We endeavor to create well-rounded student-athletes by instilling the ideals of hard work, high achievement and commitment.

volleyball team celebrates a win

Team Name: Lakers

Colors: Green and White

Conference: Indian Trails

Campus Athletic Facilities:
  • Three on-campus gymnasiums
  • Three tennis courts
  • Four athletic fields
  • Fully equipped fitness center
  • Indoor rock wall
Soccer player goes for the ball

Good sportsmanship. Team spirit. Laker Pride.
And a host of awards and recognitions.

Individual Awards 2017-2018 Academic Year

  • 19 students – First Team All Conference
  • 5 students – Second Team All Conference
  • 5 students – Honorable Mention All Conference

Individual Awards 2017-2018 (State):

  • 7 students – State Qualifiers or Competitors

Team Awards:

  • 3 Conference Team Championships
  • 1 Team State Appearance
  • 9 Winning Seasons

Grounded in a “no-cut”, competitive environment, ULS Athletics encourages every Upper School student to participate in at least one team per year.

100% Upper School Student Involvement
60% Upper School Multi-Sport Athletes
70% Middle School Student Involvement
40% Middle School Multi-Sport Athletes

*Percentages are from the 2017-2018 academic year

Middle School Field Hockey

“At ULS, everyone is afforded the opportunity and encouraged to play a sport every single season. If I’d attended a larger school I wouldn’t have been able to participate and excel in as many sports as I have during my time at ULS.”

Maisie Rosenheimer ’14

Field Hockey Team Captain

Ski Team, Track Team, Tennis Team

Current Collegiate Athlete

Lower School Athletics

3rd and 4th grade

  • Junior Laker Intramural Volleyball
  • Junior Laker Intramural Basketball
  • Junior Laker Field Hockey

Middle School

  • Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball
  • Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer
  • Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field
  • Girls’ Field Hockey

Upper School

  • Co-Ed Golf
  • Co-Ed Tennis
  • Men’s and Women’s Alpine Skiing
  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
  • Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey
  • Men’s and Women’s Soccer
  • Men’s and Women’s Track and Field
  • Men’s Baseball/Women’s Softball
  • Men’s Swimming/Diving
  • Women’s Field Hockey
  • Men’s and Women’s Volleyball

Notable Alumni

outstanding track and field athlete.

Molly Seidel '12

Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Professional runner for Saucony Freedom Track Club
  • Four-time NCAA Champion
  • Four-time ACC Champion
  • 2016 Mary Garber Award (top female athlete in the ACC)
  • Member of Team USA for the 2020 Summer Olympics
ULS athletic alumna sailing.

Sally Barkow '98

  • 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race – Tactician, Driver/Trimmer with Team SCA
  • Competed at the 2008 Olympics – Beijing with Carrie Howe, Debbie Capozzi
  • US Sailing Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year (2005, 2007)
  • Women’s Match Race World Champion (2004, 2005)
  • Collegiate All-American (1996, 1997, 1998)
athletics rowing alumnus

Ben Holbrook '92

  • Gold Medal Winner at the 1995 World Rowing Championships
  • Competed at the 2004 Olympics – Men’s Quadruple Sculls
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