March 6, 2013

Coker Baseball Moves up in Regional Poll

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College baseball team moved up one spot to No. 9 in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll. The Cobras are tied with Limestone College and Newberry College for the ninth slot.

Coker is 11-6 overall and 4-2 in Conference Carolinas play. The team has been paced by senior outfielder Brinley Griffin, who has a .328 average with 14 RBIs this season. Junior infielder Fico Kondla (.396, 12 RBIs, 13 runs) has also played a major part thus far.

Coker's season continues Wednesday with a non-conference road game at Claflin University.

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

                     -------------------------------------------------       

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.