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Meet the Spartans: Kelsey Mazur

Kelsey Mazur is a junior majoring in nutritional science.

Jan. 22, 2013

The Michigan State gymnastics team will feature the student-athletes this season in attempt for fans to "Meet the Spartans". This week junior Kelsey Mazur (LaGrange, Ill.) sat down with to answer questions about her experience so far at MSU and her favorite things. 

Name: Kelsey Mazur

Nickname and why: Mazur (some people like to call me this and also there are now 2 Kelsey’s on the team!)

Year in School: Junior

Hometown: LaGrange, Illinois

Major: Nutritional Science

Best thing about being at MSU: The Big Ten athletic competition and the school spirit are hard to beat.  Also, I am just obsessed with the campus.

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite food: Guacamole, mmmm

Favorite restaurant: PF Chang’s

Special talent: I don’t think I have one…hmmm

Siblings: 1 sister (Sarah, 18) and 1 brother (John, 15)

What do you want to be when you grow up: I want to be a Physician’s Assistant

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Paris

Dream vacation spot: Greece, Spain, or Australia

Favorite musician or band: Coldplay

Song that gets you pumped up before a meet: Any rap, hip hop, or upbeat song!!

Reason you picked MSU: It’s a great Big Ten school athletically and academically, and it isn’t too far from home!  It was the perfect fit.

Favorite celebrity: Blake Lively

Favorite thing to do besides do gymnastics: Hang out with my friends and relax

Favorite store to shop: Urban Outfitters

If you were not doing gymnastics, what other sport would you be involved with: Soccer... the rest of my family plays it!



Favorite spot on campus: Spartan Stadium.  You can’t help but get the chills every time you walk into the stadium and feel the intense, exhilarating atmosphere

Favorite competition at MSU: I think senior night my freshman year against Alaska.  We had a magical meet and Kathryn Mahoney got to walk around with us via Skype!

Pre-game ritual: Listen to lots of pump up music and keep the energy up!  I don’t have any superstitions or anything…just positive thinking!!

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