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Meet the Spartans: Olga Chernova

Olga Chernova has gone 3-1 at the No. 2 singles spot so far this season.

Feb. 8, 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 Olga Chernova (Moscow, Russia) sat down with to answer some questions about her favorite songs and why she chose to come to MSU. Chernova has notched a 3-1 singles record so far this season at the No. 2 spot and has paired up alongside sophomore Katarina Lingl to win a doubles match.

Name: Olga Chernova

Nickname and why: Olga's Kitchen

Year in School: Sophomore

Hometown: Sergiev Posad

Major: Business Management

Best thing about being at MSU: Playing on the women's tennis team

Favorite class: COM 100

Favorite movie: The Notebook

Favorite food: Pasta, cookie, and sushi

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Special talent: I speak Russian

Siblings: Two Sisters: Masha and Sasha (Maria and Alexandra)

What do you want to be when you grow up: Business woman

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Malta

Dream vacation spot: Brazil

Favorite musician or band: Beyonce

Song that gets you pumped up before a match: Forever I'm a Spartan

Reason you picked MSU: The coach and because it's a big university

If you could play a tennis match against anyone, who would it be: Serena Williams

Favorite celebrity: Madonna

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

Favorite store to shop: Victoria's Secret

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

Favorite spot on campus: Clara Bell Smith Center

Favorite match played at MSU: The Big Ten match against Iowa



Pre-game ritual: I always have my army warrior in my tennis bag

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