UNC Gymnastics Bio
 Lindsey Lemke
Lemke Lemke 1887095

Joined the team as a freshman in 2014-15.

Prep:
Trained under the guidance of Daniel McCarty at R-Athletics in Grand Rapids • Also an outstanding student, Lemke was a two-time USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Level 10 national team member and a two-time national champion • Was the 2011 national champion on uneven bars and placed fourth in the all-around • Garnered her second national championship in 2013 - this time on floor exercise - and tied for second in the all-around with Kaitlynn Hedelund, her future teammate at UNC.

Personal:
Daughter of D.A. and Christy Lemke • Birthday is December 19 • Born Lindsey Alyssa Lemke in Saginaw, Mich. • Has been competing in gymnastics for more than 12 years.

Getting to Know Lindsey: 

Nickname: Lemke

Major: Exercise and Sports Science 

Career Plans: Physical therapist with a focus on athletics 

What is the best thing about being at UNC? Going to a school with such a great atmosphere 

Away from gymnastics and academic pursuits, I like to spend time... with my family and friends or sleeping 

My greatest strength as a gymnast is... being positive through hard times and never giving up 

Biggest sports thrill and why? Qualifying twice for the Junior Olympic National Team

Person who had the greatest influence on your career and why: My brother, Mike, for showing me that everything I do is worth it and always telling me to never give up 

Favorite Book: Mind Gym

Favorite Food: Ice cream

Funny or interesting fact about yourself: I can cross my eyes and make them shake back and forth 

Favorite class at UNC and why: Sociology 

At what age did you first start participating in gymnastics and what is your earliest memory of gymnastics? 6; always getting in trouble for never paying attention to what I was doing 

The funniest nickname on the team belongs to: Sarah- Pete/Frisk

What song would you sing if you were on American Idol? That Should Be Me by Justin Beiber (duet with Christina Pheil) 

What reality show would you most like to be on? UNC gymnastics should have their own reality TV show 

My favorite guilty pleasure is... ice cream

If I could go to dinner with one famous person it would be: N/A

The most interesting person I've met at UNC is: Megan Marenghi 

People say I look like... N/A 

Favorite place to visit: Disney World 

Position: All-Around
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Holt, Mich.
High School: Holt
UNC North Carolina Gymnastics


NCEMC Touchstone Ad 2016