HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker men's golf team has been selected as the Heritage Community Bank Student-Athletes of the Month for April 2012.
Coker put together a spectacular final round of play to capture the 2012 Conference Carolinas Men’s Golf Championship. Down 18 strokes entering the final round, the Cobras fired a team score of 285 (-3) to storm their way into first place and defeat Barton by one stroke.
Leading the way for the Cobras was Christopher Fuga with a fourth place finish overall. Fuga shot 71 (-1) in the final round. Also carding a 71 in the final round was Josh Clay. He placed fifth overall. Jake Murphy finished in a tie for 16th after carding a one-over-par 73 in the final round, while Diego Polo also finished in 16th; he shot a team low 70 (-2) in the last round. Jared Crane rounded out the field for Coker with a 78 (+6) in the third round. He placed 33rd overall.
With their win at the Conference Carolinas Championship, the Cobras advance to the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Tournament May 7-9 in Conover, N.C.