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Meet the Spartans: Doug Zade

Zade is 2-0 in doubles play this season.

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," 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.

Year: Junior

Major: Finance

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



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