Cobra Spotlight- Mike Martiello, Men's Lacrosse

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 Mike Martiello a member of the men's lacrosse team.

Name: Mike Martiello

Sport: Men’s lacrosse

Position: Midfield

Hometown: Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.

Year: Sophomore

Major: Business Administration

Why did you choose Coker? I didn’t choose Coker, Coker chose me.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Josh Smith falling flat on his face during practice last season.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Performing my dance moves at the Hunk Contest last year.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Draining 3’s with the men’s basketball team.

Favorite class: All classes are my favorite

Favorite professor: Dr. Kenyon

Plans after graduation: Get invited to the NFL Combine and hopefully go top 3 in the draft.

Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting

Favorite type of music: Funk

Favorite food: Anything my mom cooks

Favorite sports team: New York Jets

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: American Idol

Most prized possession: My beard

What is something people may not know about you? I invented the piano key necktie.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Bear, because I bear people around.

One word that describes you: Dad

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