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Meet the Spartans: Mac Roy

Roy compiled a 5-4 record in singles play during the 2013 fall schedule.

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," 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.

Year: Freshman

Full name: Robert-McClaine Collins Roy

Nicknames: Mac, Macdaddy, Mac n' cheese

Major: Kinesiology

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!

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