Lions coming off a season-high score of 196.975 in last weekend's quad meet
Lion Career 2012 (Sophomore): Earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition for the first time in her career and was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Competed in vault in six meets, beam and floor in one meet .... Eclipsed her career-high in vault twice during the season and posted a score of 9.800 or higher four times ... Beat her previous career-high with a score of 9.825 in a quad meet against N.C. State, George Washington and William & Mary (2/11) ... Set a new career-best the following week with a mark of 9.850 against SUNY Brockport (2/18) ... Participated on the beam for the first time in her career, posting a score of 9.625 vs. Michigan/North Carolina (3/2) ... Her only participation in floor came in the same meet against Michigan/North Carolina, earning a score of 9.800.
2011 (Freshman): Competed on vault in every meet in 2011 and on floor in nine meets ... averaged a 9.600 on vault and 9.706 on floor ... scored a 9.700 or better on vault in eight meets ... posted a career-best 9.775 vs. New Hampshire (1/22) and at West Virginia (3/12) ... scored a 9.775 or better on floor at five meets ... finished in the top five event finishers on two occasions ... scored a 9.775 for fifth place at North Carolina (2/11) ... earned a career-best 9.850 for fifth place vs. N.C. State and Maryland (3/4) and again at the Big Ten Championship (3/19).
Was a member of the Champion Gymnastics Academy in Katy, Texas ... was a 2009 and 2010 Junior Olympic National Qualifier ... was a 2010 State Team Champion ... was the bar champion and earned second place in the all-around and on beam at the 2010 Regional ... placed second on vault, floor and in the all-around at the 2009 Regional ... finished third on beam and fourth on bars and in the all-around at 2009 States ... was the 2008 State Bar Champion ... was a Class of 2010 Magna Cum Laude graduate at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas ... named Most Outstanding Senior Math Student ... named to the Honor Roll all four years.
Born Lindsay Ellen Musgrove on Jan. 18, 1992 in League City, Texas ... parents are Bob and Debbie Musgrove ... has one sister, Lauren (18) ... majoring in biobehavioral health ... dad, Bob, was a power lifter in college ... names wake boarding and shopping as favorite hobbies, Zac Brown Band and Hunter Hayes as her favorite entertainers, biology as her favorite school subject, the Houston Astros as her favorite professional sports team, Michael Jordan as favorite athlete, pasta as her favorite food, "A Million Little Pieces" as her favorite book, "Modern Family", "Grey's Anatomy", and "The Bachelor" as favorite TV shows, "Bridesmaids", "Friends With Benefits", and "The Hangover" as favorite movies, Bradley Cooper and Katherine Heigl as favorite actors and Destin, Fla. and Mexico as favorite place to visit.
Why Penn State
"It is a great school academically and has a good gymnastics program. I loved the girls on the team, the campus and the school spirit. When I visited, I fit right in."
Quoting Coach Thompson
"Lindsay has started her third season with a fire inside of her. She showed up ready-to-go and has not looked back since August. She is going to be ready to put up big scores on all four events in 2013."
Lindsay's Favorite Quote
"Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision." -Muhammad Ali