January 14, 2013

Conference Carolinas Honors Coker College Student-Athletes

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College had 129 student-athletes named to the 2012 Conference Carolinas Fall Presidential Honor Roll, the league office announced today. It was an increase for the Cobras from the spring honor roll, where they had 86 student-athletes make the cut.

“To increase the number of our honor roll students by 42 is tremendous,” said vice president of athletics and facilities Lynn Griffin. “Our coaches have recruited fantastic student-athletes who take their studies seriously. It is great to see them receive such well-deserved praise.”

A total of 1,724 student-athletes were recognized on the fall honor roll. In order to qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a grade-point average of 3.20 or higher. Conference Carolinas presents its honor roll twice a year, covering the fall and spring academic semesters.

The recognition by the conference capped off a fall semester which saw 10 Coker teams post team GPAs of at least 3.0. They were as follows: men’s basketball (3.0), baseball (3.1), men’s golf (3.1), men’s tennis (3.6), men’s cross country (3.3), women’s basketball (3.2), women’s golf (3.3), women’s soccer (3.1), women’s volleyball (3.2) and women’s cross country (3.2). Each team had at least five student-athletes with a 3.0 or better.

The following is a list of Coker student-athletes who were named to the Conference Carolinas Fall Presidential Roll.

Baseball

William Adams

Shea Bell

Lucas Britt

Korbin Causey

Zachary Durham

Brandon Dyer

Peter Forsee

Joseph Gainey

Kyle Gallman

Andrew Goot

Brinley Griffin

Jack Leech

Zachary Loraine

Jacob Lund

Taylor Martin

Anthony Nolan

Tyler Picha

Seth Rainey

Hunter Ressler

Timothy Sinnott

Samuel Song

Russell White

Shane Wilder

Men’s Basketball

Patrick Emery

Jonathon Gardner

Domingo Jean

Gabriel Mens

Andrew Morris

Taylor Walker

Eric White

Men’s Cross Country

Dylan Bates

Joseph Peterson

Thomas Sizeland

Thaddeus Sulek

Quinn Wenger

Men’s Golf

Joshua Clay

Weldon Coates

Nicklaus Kennedy

Matthew Kreider

Andrew Taske

Men’s Lacrosse

John Bretton

Jacob Burns

Michael Maresca

Dylan Marks

Ryan Maurer

Men’s Soccer

Joel Bristol

Fatjon Cake

Ian Fellenz

Noah Lascell

Atticus Lum

Silvester Marquis

Mark Nankervis

Jonathan  Pent

Michael Staub

James Sweeney

Matthew Taylor

Men’s Tennis

James Corfield

William Marrafao

Martin Moncayo

Thomas Sizeland

Men’s Volleyball

Jared Geizer

Luke Grupe

Christopher Hansen

Cheerleading

Brittany Burroughs

James Jacobs

Jasmine Jones

Adrienne Kennedy

Andria McFadden

Riquelle Robinson

Cierra Stinson

Performance Dance Team

Leslie Hanna

Amber Shannon

Tammaka Staley

Cierra Stinson

Brandi Williams

Alexis Wiseman

Women’s Basketball

Aneka Dixon

Jasmine Evans

Priscilla Fenty

Lucy Fish

Kelley Godbout

Heidrun Kristmundsdottir

Hannah Kuhn

Angela Lawrence

Kenley Perry

Patricia Sullivan

Hailey Yohn

Women’s Cross Country

Aneka Dixon

Stephanie Shaw

Cristina Vital

Naomi Watson

Devan Williams

Women’s Golf

Sara Allen

Taylor Demby

Jessica McKenzie

Mallory Thompkins

Krista Thorpe

Women’s Soccer

Heather Blaschke

Katharine Cooper

Christina Curnias

Haley Gibson

Kelley Godbout

Alexis Green

Morgan Hartline

Kristen Keenan

Melanie McGrath

Elizabeth Morris

Millie Rogers

Carrie Stokes

Softball

Lauren Brailsford

Stacy Burr

Alexandra Cataldo

Marissa Church

Ashley Gallman

Katelyn McElveen

Kristen Oliver

Jennifer Sanborn

Megan Sexton

Ashley Thompkins

Women’s Tennis

Faith Baxley

Brittanny Yando

Women’s Volleyball

Samantha Celek

Jessica Garrett

Katelyn McElveen

Mindy Morris

Kelly Stine

Catherine Truzzolino

Hannah Vadakin

Michelle West

Taylor Willis

Conference Carolinas is an NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 12 schools from North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Coker College, Converse College, Erskine College, King College, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, Mount Olive College, North Greenville University, Pfeiffer University and Queens University of Charlotte.

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.

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