Year: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard West
Major: Biological Sciences


Honors & Awards

  • Two Letters (2017, 2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2017, 2018)
  • Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018-19 (Outlook)
After producing career-best times in all of her butterfly and backstroke events as a sophomore, Lindsey Stalheim will strive for even greater improvement in 2018-19. The junior from Omaha set four career best at the Mizzou Invitational in her sophomore campaign, then recorded better finishes in all three of her events at the Big Ten Championships to close the season. Stalheim also plans to continue her strong efforts in the classroom after earning academic All-Big Ten honors last season.

2017-18 (Sophomore)
Stalheim claimed two top-five finishes, including a runner-up finish in the 200 fly (2:11.97) against Omaha. Stalheim captured four career bests at the Mizzou Invite in the 100 back (55.84), 200 back (2:01.57), 100 fly (56.50) and 200 fly (2:09.24). At the 2018 Big Ten Championships, Stalheim competed in the 100 back (47th), 200 back (47th) and 100 fly (55th). She earned academic All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore and claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. She was named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for the second straight season.

2016-17 (Freshman)
Stalheim recorded five top-five finishes across six events as a freshman for the Huskers in 2016-17. She had a solid performance in Nebraska’s dual victory over South Dakota State, taking fourth in both the 200 back (2:13.09) and 200 fly (2:16.85). At the 2017 Big Ten Championships, Stalheim produced a then-career best in the 200 back (2:02.01). She also competed in the 100 back (56.41) and the 100 fly (58.19). Stalheim found success in the classroom as well, earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters. She was a member of the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Stalheim was named Millard West High School’s most valuable swimmer in both 2014 and 2016. She aided Millard West in capturing a fourth-place finish at the Nebraska High School Championships. In 2014 and 2015, Stalheim earned the Metro Swimming Conference All-American Award and the Midwestern Swimming Academic Award. A four-time academic letterwinner, Stalheim was also a member of All-State Orchestra in 2013.

The daughter of Marian and Marshall Stalheim, Lindsey was born July 21, 1997 in Omaha, Neb. Lindsey has two sisters, Sarah and Carley, as well as three brothers, Nick, Dylan and Jordan. Lindsey is majoring in biological sciences at Nebraska. She earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2018 and 2019, and is a five-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She chose Nebraska over Drury and Northern Iowa.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
100 Back 55.84 Mizzou Invite (2017)
200 Back


Mizzou Invite (2017)
100 Fly 56.50 Mizzou Invite (2017)
200 Fly 2:09.24 Mizzou Invite (2017)
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