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 RamblinWreck.com 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