Jan. 7, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's tennis team will begin their 2014 spring schedule this weekend against Detroit and Toledo. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," msuspartans.com will feature a student-athlete every week leading up to and then continuing throughout the season. Sophomore Paul Heeder (East Lansing, Mich.) is featured this week. Teaming with Will Davis, Heeder posted a 1-2 doubles record during the fall schedule.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: East Lansing, Mich.
Favorite part about your hometown: It's in the same town as MSU
Siblings: Five - Megan, Matt, Chris, Annie, Katie
Reason for coming to MSU: Great engineering school
Post-school plans: Develop prosthetic limbs for amputees
How long have you been playing tennis: 16 years
Pregame ritual/superstitions: Listening to music
Hidden talent: Juggling
Favorite cafeteria on campus: Case
Favorite cereal: Life
Favorite cartoon character: Jerry
Celebrity crush: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite class at MSU: Calculus 3
If your life was a movie, what actor would you want to play you and why: Joseph Gordon-Levitt because he's a pretty good actor
Last movie you watched: "World War Z"
Biggest fear: Tight, enclosed spaces
How your friends would describe you: Competitive
How you pass time on away road trips: Listening to music and studying
What you are most looking forward to this tennis season: Our match against Michigan