Cobra Spotlight- Francisco Cabrera & Jared Geizer, Men's Volleyball

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 Francisco Cabrera & Jared Geizer, members of the men's volleyball team.

Name: Francisco Cabrera      

Sport: Men’s volleyball        

Position: Setter

Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Year: Freshman

Major: Business administration with a concentration in sport management

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because they offered men’s volleyball as an intercollegiate athletic program.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Our preseason tournament at Belmont Abbey College is my best memory so far.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Homecoming weekend

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

Favorite class: Introduction to Business

Favorite professor: Dr. Chappell

Plans after graduation: I plan to return to Puerto Rico and play professional volleyball.

Favorite movie: The Social Network

Favorite type of music: Spanish Music

Favorite food: Steak with Mofongo

Favorite sports team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite color: Red

Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad

Most prized possession:  My cellphone

What is something people may not know about you? Volleyball is not my favorite sport.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Paco. In Puerto Rico, they call everyone Paco that is named Francisco.

One word that describes you: Hyper

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Name: Jared Geizer

Sport: Men’s volleyball

Position: Right-side hitter

Hometown: Montville, Ohio

Year: Sophomore

Major: Art with a concentration in graphic design

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because of its tremendous balance of academics and athletics. The art program is second-to-none, and the fact Coker offers men’s volleyball was enough for me to come.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Being a part of the first men’s volleyball game ever played in Coker College and Hartsville, S.C., history.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? I would say the great assortment of food choices in the café.

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

Favorite class: Graphic Design 1

Favorite professor: Erik Dunham

Plans after graduation: Move to New York and get a graphic design job.

Favorite movie: Cabin in the Woods

Favorite type of music: Rock

Favorite food: Spaghetti tacos

Favorite sports team: Ohio State Buckeyes

Favorite color: #13264D

Favorite TV show: American Horror Story

Most prized possession: MacBook Pro