Feb. 3, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's tennis team has a 4-3 record so far into its 2014 season. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," msuspartans.com will feature a student-athlete every week throughout the season. Junior Doug Zade (Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.) is featured this week. Zade holds a 2-0 doubles record this season, teaming with senior Will Davis. Zade picked up a win last weekend against Eastern Illinois, competing on the No. 3 court.
Hometown: Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich.
Favorite part about your hometown: Christmas decorations
Siblings: Older brother and sister
Reason for coming to MSU: Athletics, academics
Post-school plans: Work full time at Ernst & Young
How long have you been playing tennis: 16 years
Pregame ritual/superstitions: Getting eight hours of sleep
Hobbies: Hanging with friends, listening to music
Something most people don't know about you: I play all sports left handed besides golf
Favorite cafeteria on campus: Brody
Favorite cereal: Cookie Crisp
Favorite cartoon character: Peter Griffin
Celebrity crush: Mila Kunis
Favorite class at MSU: Macroeconomics
If your life was a movie, what actor would you want to play you and why: Vince Vaughn because he's hilarious
Last movie you watched: "Hot Tub Time Machine"
Biggest fear: Sharks
How you pass time on away road trips: Talk to the guys and listen to music
Nicknames: Rhino, Dougy fresh
What you are most looking forward to this tennis season: To beat Michigan