Joined the team as a freshman in 2014-15.
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.
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:
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