April 12, 2013

Seven Baseball Players Named Academic All-Conference

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College baseball players Lucas Britt, Zach Durham, Kyle Gallman, Andrew Goot, Taylor Martin, T.J. Sinnott and Keith Wolf were named to the Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference team, the league office announced today.

Britt, a first baseman, is a sophomore history major from Myrtle Beach, S.C. He has appeared in one game this season.

Lucas is the son of Joe and Mari Beth Britt.

Durham is a junior physical education and sport studies major with a concentration in sport management. An outfielder, Durham has appeared in four games this season, scoring two runs and stealing one base.

Zach is from Middletown, Del., and is the son of Ed and Mary Beth Durham.

Gallman is a senior catcher from Orangeburg, S.C. He is a physical education and sport studies major with a concentration in sports management. Gallman has appeared in six games this season.

Kyle is the son of Chris and Mandy Gallman.

Goot, a junior pitcher, is a history major from Oldsmar, Fla. He has appeared in 23 games this season and is 6-0 with one save a 3.91 ERA.

Andrew is the son of Robert and Joanne Goot.

Martin, an infielder, is a senior physical education and sport studies major with a concentration in sport management. He has played in nine games this season and is hitting .308 with six runs scored and six steals.

Taylor is from San Jose, Calif., and is the son of Stephen and Mary Ann Martin.

Sinnott is a senior second baseman from Denver, Pa., and is a criminology major at Coker. In five games played in this year he is hitting .250 with one RBI.

T.J. is the son of Tim and Patty Sinnott.

A senior middle infielder from O'Fallon Ill., Wolf is a business administration major at Coker. He is hitting .336 on the season with four doubles, 11 RBIs, 31 runs and 15 steals.

Keith is the son of Dave and Cindy Wolf.

The Coker baseball team is 25-11 overall and 11-7 in conference play. The Cobras host Belmont Abbey College in a three-game set beginning at 3:30 p.m. today.

Conference Carolinas academic all-conference teams are awarded to junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference-sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes' cumulative GPA through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations and marketing, 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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