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Meet the Spartans: Athena Trouillot

Trouillot has a 2-0 singles record in 2014.

Jan. 20, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team began its 2014 season last weekend by sweeping Toledo 7-0 and defeating Detroit 6-1. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," will feature a student-athlete every week throughout the season. Freshman Athena Trouillot (Miami, Fla.) is featured this week. In her Spartan debut, Trouillot tallied a 2-0 record on the No. 5 singles court. Dating back to the fall schedule, Trouillot is on a five match winning streak in singles. In doubles, Trouillot teamed with junior Catherine Parenteau and they fell to Toledo but rebounded to defeat Detroit.

Year: Freshman

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Favorite part about your hometown: The warm weather

Reason for coming to MSU: I loved the girls on the team

Post-school plans: I want to get a job. Grad school maybe

How long have you been playing tennis: Too long, for 14 years

Favorite meal: I really like food. Steak

Favorite movie: "Lion King"

Favorite TV show as a kid: "Barney"

Favorite superhero: Ironman

Favorite place to eat in East Lansing: Case Hall

Favorite spot on campus: The football stadium

Favorite class: My WRA

Nicknames: AT

Biggest fear: Surgery

Hobbies: Movies

Pregame ritual/superstitions: Don't underestimate your opponent

Pregame meal: Sandwich

If you could play doubles with anyone in the world, who would you play with: Prince

Last thing you did before you went to bed: I watched hulu on my computer

Siblings: Four siblings



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