Meet the Spartans: Athena Trouillot
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," msuspartans.com 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.
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
Biggest fear: Surgery
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