Read as GopherSports.com gets to know more about Gopher freshman Parker Lemke.
2016-17 Freshman Season: Outstanding student-athlete award recipient • earned improvements in the 200-yard free (1:42.47) and 200-yard back (1:53.19) against Iowa • improved to 1:51.83 in the 200-yard back at the Jean Freeman Invitational.
High School/Club: Graduate of Eagan High School, where he swam for coach Chris Morgan • helped the Wildcats win the 2015 Minnesota State Championship • set 10 Eagan High School swim records • posted a time of 49.51 in the 100 back • posted a time of 1.48.51 in the 200 back • notched a time of 1.51.49 in the 200 IM • swam the 200 free in 1.39.70 • four-time all-conference honoree, 11-time all-state honoree and three-time All-American • named Eagan’s MVP three times • earned three academic letters and five varsity swim letters from Eagan High School • swam for Blackline Aquatics under coaches John Barnes and Eva Kremer.
Personal: Son of John and Robin Lemke • has one sister, Ellie • majoring in finance and accounting.
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