Emmy Virkus
Emmy Virkus

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
East Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Haslett

Birthdate:
06/23/1994


02/03/2014

Meet the Spartans: Emmy Virkus

Emmy Virkus

2015: Sophomore
Fall 2014: Singles - Compiled a 0-5 record ... Competed at the Spartan Invitational and the Wildcat Invitational. Doubles - Tallied a 1-5 record ... Teamed with Colleen O'Brien during the fall, the duo defeated Labina Petrovska and Ella Perinovic of Western Michigan, 8-4.

2014: Freshman
Compiled a 2-2 overall singles record and an 0-1 overall doubles record.
2013-14 Meet the Spartans: Emmy Virkus
Spring 2014: Did not see action.
Fall 2013: Singles - Compiled a 2-2 record ... notched two wins at the Spartan Invitational, defeating Toledo's Avram 3-6, 6-2, 6-0, and UIC's Lacerda 6-3, 6-2. Doubles - Tallied an 0-1 record ... paired with Christina Brown at the Spartan Invitational.

Before MSU: Graduated from Haslett High School as four year letterwinner... Competed under head coach Henry Brunnschweiler... First freshman to play No. 1 singles in school history... Named to the 2012 Lansing Dream Team Singles Roster... Recognized as 2012 CAAC Red and Division 3 regional champion... Named all-area Division 3-4 first team in 2010 and 2011... Named all-conference first team 2010-12... Named Division 3 All-State for three consecutive years... Elected as team captain in 2011... Led her high school to a fifth-place finish in the 2011 MHSAA Division 3 Girls Tennis State Finals... Led her high school to an eighth-place finish in the 2013 MHSAA Division 3 Girls Tennis State Finals... Tallied a 22-5 individual singles record her senior year and advanced to the semifinals at the 2013 State Finals... Boasts a No. 11 ranking in Michigan... Totaled a career singles record of 70-17 and team record of 38-7-5.

Personal: Born June 23, 1994 to Brad and Cari Virkus...Father played golf at Michigan State (1983-87)...Named to honor roll 2010-13...Serves as Women in Sports representative ...Plans to major in journalism.

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2013-14 2-2 -- 2-2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 0-5 -- 0-5 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Career 2-7 -- 2-7 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3
2013-14 0-1 -- 0-1 -- -- -- --
2014-15 1-5 -- 1-5 -- -- -- --
Career 1-6 -- 1-6 -- -- -- --

* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)