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Meet the Spartans: Anna Zelechonok

Zelechonok has a 4-1 doubles record this season.

Feb. 10, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team holds a 6-1 record so far into its 2014 schedule. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," will feature a student-athlete every week throughout the season. Freshman Anna Zelechonok (Northbrook, Ill.) is featured this week. Zelechonok holds a 4-1 record in doubles play this season. Prior to coming to MSU, Zelechonok was a four-year member of the Glenbrook North High School varsity tennis team and was a three-time All-State selection. The Spartans will play in Zelechonok's home state this weekend as it faces UIC on Feb. 15 and DePaul on Feb. 16.

Year: Freshman

Major: Chemistry

Hometown: Northbrook, Ill.

Favorite part about your hometown: It's really close to downtown Chicago

Reason for coming to MSU: To play on the tennis team. I visited the school a bunch of times and really liked it here. It was fairly close to home. It was a good fit

Post-school plans: I think it would be really cool to travel for a year after school

How long have you been playing tennis: Since I was eight

Favorite meal: Mac 'n cheese

Favorite movie: "Shawshank Redemption"

Favorite TV show as a kid: "Friends" or "Arthur" when I was really little

Favorite superhero: Superman

Favorite place to eat in East Lansing: Conrad's

Favorite spot on campus: Bridge behind the library over the Red Cedar

Favorite class: I like my Calc II class

Nicknames: Anna Banana

What most people don't know about you: I can click my tongue really loud or I can speak Russian

Biggest fear: Being out in the middle of the ocean where you can't see land

Hobbies: Painting

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



First thing you did when you woke up this morning: Got dressed and went to weights

Siblings: Older brother

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