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 John Elliott, a member of the men's lacrosse team.
Name: John Elliott
Sport: Men’s lacrosse
Hometown: Lindenhurst, N.Y.
Major: Business administration with a concentration in sport management.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? I would have to say playing with my brother for his last year of college lacrosse.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? When I got my first dog, Dilly.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s golf
Favorite class: Coaching with Dan Schmotzer
Favorite professor: It is between Suzanne Parker and John Jewell. Peace, Love and Puka Shells!
Plans after graduation: Let’s get to graduation first. It’s a marathon not a sprint, right?
Favorite movie: Any movie that Will Ferrell is in
Favorite type of music: Polka
Favorite food: Oreo milkshakes
Favorite sports team: The Flint Tropics
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: Entourage
Most prized possession: My lacrosse sticks
What is something people may not know about you? I have a deep fear of ketchup.
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? I used to have the nickname Jelliott, someone forgot to put the period after the ‘J’ on my football jersey. Not to mention, I was a little ‘plump’ back then.