Honors & Awards
- Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014)
- Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
- Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2014)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2013, 2014)
- Nebraska Herman Award (2013, 2014)
Maggy Lehmicke (pronounced leh-mih-kee) is a staple in the Husker lineup. Lehmicke will remain a constant in the lineup in both singles and doubles for Nebraska in 2015 and could lead the Huskers as captain for a second season running.
Lehmicke was one of two sophomores on an extremely young Huskers roster. She captained the team from the No. 1 singles and doubles spots. Lehmicke put together a 21-13 overall singles record with a 13-8 spring showing and going 2-8 in the Big Ten. She had a nine-match winning streak to start the season from January 21 against Creighton through March 9 against Miami (Ohio). In doubles, Lehmicke partnered with then-freshman Mary Hanna the whole spring earning a 10-8 record for 2014 and finishing at 16-16 overall. Lehmicke and Hanna saw a seven-match winning streak between January 31 and March 9.
A leader in the classroom and the community, Lehmicke was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and earned academic All-Big Ten honors while claiming a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award. She earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both semesters of 2013-14, and captured a spot on the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She helped the Husker women's tennis team claim its fourth consecutive Herman Team GPA Award.
Lehmicke was one of two freshmen to join the Huskers for the 2012-13 season along with Lauren Wagner. Lehmicke saw a great deal of action on the court for Nebraska in her first year, playing at No. 3, 4, and 5 singles as well as No. 2 and 3 doubles.
Lehmicke finished with a 21-11 singles record in her debut year, including a 20-9 spring mark. She went 7-4 in Big Ten conference play. Lehmicke went 3-0 at No. 3 singles, 9-4 at No. 4, and 8-5 at No. 5. She began the season with four straight victories before she dropped two matches, then reeled off a nine-match winning streak between Feb. 9 and March 10. Lehmicke split her matches against ranked foes at 1-1.
Lehmicke lost against her first ranked opponent on Feb. 8, falling to No. 92 Stephanie Wagner of Miami. Lehmicke rebounded to beat No. 115 Frances Altick of Vanderbilt on Feb. 9, opening her nine-match streak.
Lehmicke showed potential on the doubles court, where she accumulated a 13-12 season record with an 11-10 spring showing and a 2-5 mark in the Big Ten. Lehmicke teamed with three partners in 2013. Her primary partner was Izabella Zgierska, but she tacked on a couple matches with Maike Zeppernick and Patricia Veresova. Lehmicke and Veresova went 2-0 as a pair with matches against Illinois State and Colorado State on Feb. 15 and 17, respectively, her only matches from the No. 2 spot. Lehmicke and Zeppernick went 1-1 with performances against Notre Dame and Ohio State on Jan. 27 and Feb. 2, respectively.
Lehmicke and Zgierska went 8-9 in the regular season and 2-4 against Big Ten foes. The duo unleashed an eight-match win streak that started Feb. 10 against Baylor and ended March 8 versus Illinois, all from the No. 3 position. The tandem ended the regular season on a six-match losing skid that started March 10.
Lehmicke debuted in Big Ten play against Ohio State on Feb. 2, where she lost at No. 5 singles and No. 3 doubles. She secured her first Big Ten victories against Iowa on March 5, where she played No. 3 doubles with Zgierska and No. 4 singles.
Lehmicke helped the team earn the Herman Award for the highest team GPA of all Nebraska’s women’s sports in 2013. Lehmicke was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Roll in the fall of 2012 and spring of 2013.
Lehmicke was a four-star recruit who had been ranked as high as No. 74 nationally. Lehmicke, who attended Chrysalis School in Woodinville, Wash., was ranked No. 2 overall in the state of Washington as well as No. 2 in in the Northwest region. She competed in a variety of major tournaments, including the USTA National Championships.
Lehmicke is a native of Washington born on Nov. 1, 1993, in Bellevue but resided in Kirkland prior to her choice of attending Nebraska. Lehmicke is the daughter of Leo Lehmicke and Cynthia Anonsen with one brother, Max. Lehmicke is studying journalism at Nebraska’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications. A Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, she earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014 and has claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in each of her first four semesters. She also earned a prestigious Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award in 2014. Lehmicke’s hobbies include writing, fashion design and yoga.