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Meet the Spartans: Erin Faulkner

Faulkner finished runner-up in the singles Draw A bracket at the Spartan Invitational.

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," 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.

Year: Freshman

Major: No-preference

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

Hobbies: Snowboarding

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



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