Estruga Makes All-Conference Team

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College men's tennis player Manel Estruga (Barcelona, Spain) was named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Second Team.

Playing at the No. 3 singles spot, Estruga was 14-4 overall and 8-1 in the conference during the regular season. He is a sophomore business administration and criminology double major.

"Manel is such a hard worker," said head coach Tom Simpson. "He's put in so much extra time outside of practice, and it's shown on the court, so it's great to see him rewarded for his efforts."

The Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams were determined by vote from each head coach of participating league institutions. Awards were presented at the league banquet.

Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletic conference made up of 12 teams 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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