March 3, 2013

Cobra Spotlight- William Marrafao, Men's Tennis

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 William Marrafao, a member of the men's tennis team.

Name: William Marrafao

Sport: Men’s tennis

Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Year: Freshman

Major: Computer science and business double major

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because I wanted to be part of the tennis program

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? My first victory in doubles against Francis Marion with my partner Tom Sizeland.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? When I first arrived to Coker and was very welcomed by the staff and professors at the college.

Favorite class: Discrete mathematics

Favorite professor: Paul Dostert

Plans after graduation: Stay in the U.S. and maybe go to grad school

Favorite movie: The Italian Job

Favorite type of music: Classic rock

Favorite food: Pasta

Favorite professional athlete: Novak Djokovic

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: Family Guy

Most prized possession: My dog

What is something people may not know about you? I am from Brazil.