Meet the Spartans: John Patrick Mullane
 
 
 
Mullane has a 1-1 singles record this season.
 
Mullane has a 1-1 singles record this season.
 
 

Jan. 27, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's tennis team is five matches into its 2014 season. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," msuspartans.com will feature a student-athlete every week throughout the season. Sophomore John Patrick Mullane (White Lake, Mich.) is featured this week. Mullane has a 1-1 singles dual record this season, including a win against Tennessee this past weekend.

Year: Sophomore

Major: Environmental Science

Hometown: White Lake, Mich.

Favorite part about your hometown: Neighborhood friends

Siblings: One brother and two sisters

Reason for coming to MSU: Spartan fan my whole life

Post-school plans: Pro tennis

How long have you been playing tennis: 16 years

Pregame ritual/superstitions: Being alone and focusing

Hobbies: Building things

Something most people don't know about you: Environmentalism

Favorite cafeteria on campus: Case

Favorite cartoon character: Tom and Jerry

Celebrity crush: Kourtney Kardashian

Favorite class at MSU: ESA 201

If your life was a movie, what actor would you want to play you and why: Ben Affleck because he's intense

Last movie you watched: "Gone in 60 seconds"

Biggest fear: Drowning in the ocean

How your friends would describe you: Competitive, intense

How you pass time on away road trips: Video games

What you are most looking forward to this tennis season: Winning everything