April 8, 2013

Corfield Named Academic All-Conference

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College men's tennis player James Corfield has been named to the Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference team, the league office announced today.

Corfield is a junior communication major from Aukland, New Zealand. On the court this season he has compiled a 15-2 overall record, including a perfect 9-0 in conference, to go along with a 13-4 mark in doubles with freshman partner Martin Moncayo.

Corfield is the son of Gary and Lorraine Corfield.

The Coker men's tennis team is 9-0 in conference play and sitting in first place. It is 14-4 overall. The Cobras return to the courts Thursday to host Mount Olive in a conference match.

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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