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 Marabeth Durden, member of the women's lacrosse team.
Name: Marabeth Durden
Sport: Women’s lacrosse
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Major: Education with a concentration in early childhood education
Why did you choose Coker? To be part of the new women’s lacrosse program and get out of Florida.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Having practice in the snow.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Probably going to the boathouse and playing volleyball.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? I used to play, so I would choose the women’s soccer team.
Favorite class: My education courses because I am starting to learn more about my career.
Favorite professor: Dr. McLaughlin!
Plans after graduation: Go to grad school to get my master’s.
Favorite movie: The Heat
Favorite type of music: Country
Favorite food: Peanut butter brownies
Favorite sports team: Florida Gators!
Favorite color: Orange
Favorite TV show: Modern Family
Most prized possession: My dog back home
What is something people may not know about you? I’m really good at NHL video games
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Marty, back in high school my teammates wanted to give me a guys name and that is what they came up with.
One word that describes you: Weird