May 6, 2013

Men’s Volleyball Adds First Recruits for 2013-14

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College announced today that Paco Cabrera and Jay Fisher have agreed to play men's volleyball for the Cobras. They will join the team beginning in the 2013-14 academic year.

Cabrera, a 6-foot-2-inch setter, joins Coker from Colegio Marista High School in Baymon, Puerto Rico. He was a two-sport athlete in volleyball and basketball. In volleyball, he made nine all-star teams, was named an all-alliance player – which selects the top 10 players in the league – and was tournament MVP of the Colegio San Jose Invitational.

Cabrera intends to major in physical education and sport studies with a concentration in sports management at Coker. He is the son of Jose Cabrera and Norma Soldevila.

Fisher is a 5-foot-11-inch setter and defensive specialist from Lake Worth Christian School in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was a two-sport athlete in volleyball and tennis for the Defenders. Fisher is also a member of the Palm Beach Juniors volleyball club program.

Fisher intends to be a business administration major at Coker. He is the son of Don and Heather Fisher.

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.