Dec. 16, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State women's tennis team will begin their 2014 spring schedule in just over a month. In an attempt to "Meet the Spartans," msuspartans.com will feature a student-athlete every week leading up to and then continuing throughout the season. Freshman Erin Faulkner (Raleigh, N.C.) is featured this week. Faulkner posted a 4-3 singles and a 5-0 doubles record during the 2013 fall schedule. She finished runner-up in the singles Draw A bracket at the Spartan Invitational. She paired with senior Marina Bohrer to go 3-0 at the Green & White Invitational.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
Favorite part about your hometown: My family lives there
Reason for coming to MSU: Tennis
Post-school plans: I want to play professional tennis
How long have you been playing tennis: Since I was 11
Favorite meal: Pizza
Favorite TV show as a kid: "Rocket Power"
Favorite superhero: Superman
Favorite place to eat in East Lansing: Brody
Hidden talent/what most people don't know about you: I can solve a rubik's cube
Pregame ritual/superstitions: I have the same stretching routine
Pregame meal: Anything that is edible and available to me before I play
Most played song on iPod: "Alive" by Krewella
Song you listen to before your match: Anything from Eminem
Favorite music artist: Eminem
If you could play doubles with anyone in the world, who would you play with: Roger Federer
First thing you did when you woke up this morning: Checked to see if I woke my roommate up
Siblings: Four older brothers