March 13, 2013

Coker Men’s Golf Team Ranked in Pair of National Polls

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College men's golf team continues to be ranked in a pair of polls this week. The Cobras are No. 13 in the Golfstat Division II poll and No. 21 in the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches' Poll.

Coker has competed in one tournament this spring, a 14th-place finish at the Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate in Orange Park, Fla. The Cobras return to action March 25 at the Bearcat Golf Classic in Greenwood, S.C.

Led by head coach Tommy Baker, the men's golf team has been ranked in the Golfstat and Golf World/Nike Golf polls since October, 2012. The Cobras, who had four top-five finishes in all, have been ranked as high as No. 8 by Golftsat and No. 14 by Golf World/Nike Golf.

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.