Meet the Spartans: Emily Meyers
Jan. 13, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team will begin its 2014 spring schedule Jan. 19 against Toledo and Detroit. 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. Sophomore Emily Meyers (Naperville, Ill.) is featured this week. Meyers tallied a 6-3 singles record during the fall schedule. She ended the fall on a three-game winning streak and won four of her last five. She also teamed with junior Julianne Gruber to tally a 4-2 doubles mark. Meyers and Gruber advanced to the round of 32 at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships.
Hometown: Naperville, Illinois
Favorite part about your hometown: It has my family in it
If you could play doubles with anyone in the world, who would you play with: Julianne Gruber, I have no desire to play with anybody else
Reason for coming to MSU: I wanted to go to a Big Ten school and when I visited here I really liked the team and the coaches
Post-school plans: I probably want to do some sort of graduate program in business
How long have you been playing tennis: Since I was six
Favorite meal: Pizza
Favorite movie: "Almost Famous"
Favorite TV show as a kid: "Blue's Clues"
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite place to eat in East Lansing: Pizza House
Favorite spot on campus: (Spartan) Stadium
Favorite class: PSY 101
Nicknames: The tank
Hidden talent/what most people don't know about you: I can cook really well
Biggest fear: Heights
Hobbies: Cooking, and that's it
Pregame ritual/superstitions: Other than I have to warm up the same way every time, no
Pregame meal: Usually Panera's bagels
First thing you did when you woke up this morning: I lifted weights
Siblings: Three siblings