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Meet the Spartans: Marina Bohrer

Sophomore Marina Bohrer went 22-15 in singles play last season.

Feb. 1, 2012

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team will feature a student-athlete every week this spring in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week sophomore Marina Borher (Porto Alegre, Brazil) sat down with to answer some questions about her pre-match rituals and her major. Bohrer posted a team best 22-15 record in singles play last year at the No. 3 spot. She also was paired alongside Amy Barton where the duo compiled an impressive 16-8 doubles record at the No. 1 spot and were ranked as high as No. 21. Bohrer has competed in one match so far this season and came out with the victory.

Name: Marina Caputo Bohrer

Year in School: Sophomore

Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Major: Business

Best thing about being at MSU: Being a Spartan and being a part of the tennis team

Favorite class: WRA 100 (Writing)

Favorite movie: Bridget Jones' Diary

Favorite food: Brazilian Barbeque

Favorite restaurant: Pompo Burger

Special talent: I can play tennis with my opposite hand

Siblings: I have a twin brother, Rodrigo Bohrer

What do you want to be when you grow up: A business woman

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Bariloche, Argentina

Dream vacation spot: Hawaii

Favorite musician or band: Colbie Caillat

Song that gets you pumped up before a match: "I've got the power" by Snap

Reason you picked MSU: To have a successful future

Favorite TV show: Friends

If you could play a tennis match against anyone, who would it be and why: I would play against Caroline Wozniacki just to see how it feels to beat the best player in the world.

Favorite celebrity: Rafael Nadal

Favorite thing to do besides play tennis: Go to the beach

Favorite store to shop: Forever 21



If you were not playing tennis, what other sport would you be involved with: Hand ball

Favorite spot on campus: The fountain next to the library

Favorite pro sport & team: Soccer, Gremia

Favorite match played at MSU: Freshman year when I played with Amy Barton and we won our doubles match against the Michigan

Pre-game ritual: Listen to music and visualize myself playing

Anything else you want the world to know about you: I am from Brazil and I speak Portuguese, not Spanish

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