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Zimmerman shines on the court

NAME: Margaret Zimmerman

SPORT: Tennis

HOMETOWN: Racine, Wis.

HIGH SCHOOL: The Prairie High School

MAJOR:Computer Science

TENNIS HISTORY:I started playing in eighth grade after I stopped playing basketball, and after that all I wanted to do was play as much tennis as possible.

PRE-GAME RITUAL: I don’t have any exciting pre-game rituals, but I do stretch a lot!

PUMP-UP SONG: “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor



FAVORITE BOOK: “Troubling a Star” by Madeleine L’engle


FAVORITE FOOD: My mom’s homemade mac and cheese.

FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN TENNIS: I love watching ultimate frisbee.

RANDOM FACT: I own over 200 books and have read them all.

PLANS AFTER ST. OLAF: I want to find a job that will combine my interests in computer science and graphic design.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE:My most memorable moment was when I beat St. Catherine’s during our play-off match last year. It was the hardest match I have ever played.

BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE RECIEVED: “Believe in yourself no matter what.”

GOALS FOR REST OF THE SEASON: If we play Gustavus or Carleton again in the playoffs I really want to beat them in doubles with my partner, Lisa Hall ’16.