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Meet the Spartans: Michaela Silesova

Michaela Silesova went 5-14 in singles play this season.

May 7, 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 junior Michaela Silesova (Topolcany, Slovakia) sat down with to answer some questions about her pre-match rituals and why she came to MSU. Silesova saw action on courts three and four in singles play and won a total of five matches. She also went 4-5 at the No. 2 doubles position.

Name: Michaela Silesova

Nickname: Miska, Misa

Year in School: Junior

Hometown: Topolcany

Major: Apparel and Textile Design

Best thing about being at MSU: Meeting many international friends

Favorite class: Color and Design (STA 113)

Favorite movie: Schindler's List

Favorite food: Sushi

Favorite restaurant: Wasabi Sushi Bar (Slovakia)

Special talent: Drawing, I can speak many foreign languages, and I can juggle

Pets: A dog named Paris

Siblings: I have a brother, Zderio (24)

What do you want to be when you grow up: Fashion Designer

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Turkey -Antalya

Dream vacation spot: Maldives

Favorite musician or band: Muse

Song that gets you pumped up before a match: Danza Kuduro by Don Omar and Lucenzo

Reason you picked MSU: Lots of programs to choose from and it's a pretty campus

Favorite TV show: Two and a Half Men

If you could play a tennis match against anyone, who would it be and why: Novak Djokovic

Favorite celebrity: Gaspard Vlliel (French actor)

Favorite thing to do besides play tennis: Boxing, sleeping, meditating, and shopping

Favorite store to shop: Ralph Lauren

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



Favorite spot on campus: Kresge Art Center

Favorite pro sport & team: Ice Hockey, I have a favorite player - Danny Heatley

Favorite match played at MSU: When I won my singles match against Kari Wig of Michigan last season

Pre-game ritual: I always listen to music and make sure there is a ribbon in my hair

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