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 Ryan Maurer, a member of the men's lacrosse team.
Name: Ryan Neil Maurer
Sport: Men’s lacrosse
Hometown: Mt. Sinai, N.Y.
Year: Super senior
Major: Education with a concentration in elementary education. At this point though, just give me a diploma, I don’t care what field it’s in.
Why did you choose Coker? I choose Coker because it gave me a chance to play lacrosse, for the Cobras that is.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? It’s a toss-up between Josh Smith tripping over his own feet and face-planting or Timmy Smith face-planting after failing to pick up a ground ball.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Band Fest
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Throw it down with the men’s basketball team.
Favorite class: Chem. Lab
Favorite professor: Dr. John Williams
Plans after graduation: Move to California and start my acting career.
Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber
Favorite type of music: Country
Favorite food: New York Pizza
Favorite sports team: Jets
Favorite color: Johns Hopkins Blue
Favorite TV show: Scrubs
Most prized possession: My lacrosse sticks
What is something people may not know about you? I love tattoos and I have some.
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Everyone calls me by my last name, Maurer
One word that describes you: Funny