Dec. 10, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's tennis team will begin their 2014 spring schedule in one month. 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. Freshman Mac Roy (Austin, Texas) is featured this week. Roy compiled a 5-4 singles record during the fall schedule. He picked up two wins at the Bobby Bayliss Invitational. He also had three victories at the Big Ten Indoors and advanced to the round of 32.
Full name: Robert-McClaine Collins Roy
Nicknames: Mac, Macdaddy, Mac n' cheese
Hometown: Clute, Texas
Favorite part about your hometown: The quiet environment and friendly people
Siblings: Younger brother and two older sisters
Reason for coming to MSU: Great campus, awesome coach
Post-school plans: Professional tennis pro, sports agent
How long have you been playing tennis: I started when I was four years old
Pregame ritual/superstitions: One song on repeat, shoe laces loose
Hobbies: Games, building, cars
Hidden talent/something most people don't know about you: I have been doing martial arts with my dad since I was very young
Favorite cafeteria on campus: Brody is nice, Case is convenient
Favorite cereal: Cinnamon toast crunch
Favorite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Celebrity crush: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite class at MSU: KIN 125
If your life was a movie, what actor would you want to play you and why: The Hulk because he's big and unstoppable
Last movie you watched: "The Internship"
Biggest fear: Spiders
How your friends would describe you: Quiet and reserved
How you pass time on away road trips: Sleep in the car, schoolwork in the hotel room
Most played song on your iPod: "Ain't worried About Nothin'"
What you are most looking forward to this tennis season: Playing Big Tens as a Spartan!