December 1, 2013

Cobra Spotlight- Leshon Alexander & William Brewer, 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 Leshon Alexander and William Brewer, members of the men's volleyball team.

Name: Leshon Alexander

Sport: Men’s volleyball

Position: Middle back/outside hitter

Hometown: Methuen, MA

Year: Junior

Major: Computer science

Why did you choose Coker?  I chose Coker because it was a way for me to enjoy the comforts of a small campus along with playing college volleyball.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)?  Best memory at Coker would be the first women’s basketball home game earlier this semester.

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

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

Favorite class: P.E. 215

Favorite professor: Dr. Shawn Lay

Plans after graduation: Begin working in an information technology department handling networking and project management.

Favorite movie: Lion King 1 1/2

Favorite type of music: R&B and Soca

Favorite food: Caribbean food, pizza and wings

Favorite sports team: Patriots, Bruins, Red Sox and Celtics. #BostonStrong

Favorite color: Purple and blue

Favorite TV show: CSI, NCIS and The Big Bang Theory

Most prized possession: My wristbands

What is something people may not know about you? I can bake and write poetry

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Shonny and Slickbad. Shonny is my baby name that my mom and godmother gave me. Slickbad is a nickname my mom gave me as how I used to get out of trouble while growing up.

One word that describes you: Kind-spirited

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Name: William Brewer         

Sport: Men’s volleyball

Position: Libero/DS

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL

Year: Freshman

Major: Physical education and sport studies

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because it gave me the opportunity to play volleyball at the college level.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Playing beach volleyball with the team.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? The Fall Ball

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

Favorite class: Communications

Favorite professor: Dr. Parker

Plans after graduation: Become a high school volleyball coach.

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite type of music: I listen to everything.

Favorite food: Brotein

Favorite sports team: Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bears

Favorite color: Red

Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad

Most prized possession: My stuffed pig

What is something people may not know about you? I’m not really from Chicago

One word that describes you: Pequeño