May 18, 2012

Women’s Basketball Lands Lawrence

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College women’s basketball coach Jenny Finora announced today that Angie Lawrence has agreed to play for the Cobras.

Lawrence, a 5-foot-5-inch point guard, is transferring from Georgetown College in Kentucky. As a freshman, Lawrence played in 20 games for the Tigers, averaging 6.5 points and just under two assists per game. Georgetown made it to the NAIA Division I women's national championship, where Lawrence was named first team all-tournament.

“Angie will make an immediate impact on our program,” said Finora. “She brings experience, scoring and knowledge to our team.  Her basketball IQ is very high, and she is constantly working to improve her skill set. We are very excited to get her here.”

Lawrence is originally from Brodhead, Ky., where she attended Rockcastle County High School and was a state champion her senior year. She is the daughter of Teddy and Marcy Lawrence.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.