Meet the Yellow Jackets: Muriel Wacker

Sep 9, 2013

THE FLATS – This fall, the Georgia Tech women’s tennis team will feature a student-athlete every week in attempt to “Meet the Yellow Jackets”. This week, Muriel Wacker (Zurich, Switzerland) sat down with to answer some questions on her favorite tennis memory and where she has traveled to. In 2012-13, Wacker recorded an overall singles record of 15-8 and went 13-13 overall in doubles play.

The Yellow Jackets open up tournament play on Sept. 27 at the Georgia State Invitational which will be played at the Sharon Lester Tennis Center in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga.

Name: Muriel Wacker

Nicknames: Mu, Mumu

Year in School: Senior

Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland

Major: Industrial engineering

Best thing about being at Georgia Tech: Surrounded by smart, multicultural people

Favorite tennis memory: Winning my first Swiss Championship (Girls under 12)

Favorite food: Chocolate

Siblings: A brother, Andrin

Most exotic place you have traveled to: Bangkok, Thailand

Favorite TV show: Homeland

If you could play a tennis match against anyone, who would it be and why: Roger Federer because he is my favorite player

Favorite thing to do besides play tennis: Read, ski, hang out with friends and travel!

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

Favorite spot on campus: CULC – Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons

Pre-game ritual: Relax

Fans are encouraged to follow Georgia Tech women’s tennis on Twitter, @GT_WTEN, and like the Yellow Jackets on Facebook, GTWomensTennis, for an inside look at the program.



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