Cobra Spotlight- Ali Ammons & Brittany Burroughs, Spirit Squad

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Ali Ammons & Brittany Burroughs, members of the spirit squad.

Name: Alyssa Ammons

Sport: Spirit squad

Position: Cheerleader/Dancer

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Year: Freshman

Major: Biology with a pre-medical concentration

Why did you choose Coker? I loved the small-school environment.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Basketball games

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? The relationships I am making with others over time.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Women’s basketball

Favorite class: Chemistry

Favorite professor: Professor Puffer

Plans after graduation: Go to graduate school and become an anesthesiologist.

Favorite type of music: Alternative

Favorite food: Everything

Favorite color: Black

Favorite TV show: So You Think You Can Dance

Most prized possession: My dresses

What is something people may not know about you? My right pinky was born like Mini-Me's 

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Ali, because it’s short for my full name Alyssa.

One word that describes you: Spunky

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Name: Brittany Burroughs

Sport: Spirit squad

Position: Cheerleader

Hometown: Columbia, SC

Year: Junior

Major: Political science with a minor in history

Why did you choose Coker? Coker offered a close-knit family community and small class sizes.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? When the basketball team won a triple-overtime game against Barton College and we stormed the court.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? I have so many memories, but Bandfest 2013 when the Spiff Kidz performed takes the cake.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Softball

Favorite class: Constitutional Law

Favorite professor: Dr. Lemke and Dr. Lay

Plans after graduation: I want to attend law school at Denver University.

Favorite movie: Pitch Perfect

Favorite type of music: Anything that I can sing along to.

Favorite food: Pasta

Favorite sports team: Steelers. I literally bleed black and gold.

Favorite color: Pink

Favorite TV show: Pretty Little Liars

Most prized possession: My penguin!

What is something people may not know about you? I am originally from Colorado.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Britt Brat, my sister gave it to me because she said I was spoiled and always got what I wanted.

One word that describes you: Outgoing

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