August 15, 2013

Men's Volleyball Announces Four Additions

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College men's volleyball coach Allison Stack announced the addition of four players today. Leshon Alexander, Will Brewer, Hunter Horwath and Dustin Penn-Henry have agreed to play for the Cobras beginning in the 2013-14 academic year.

"I am excited to bring in these four players to strengthen our second-year program," Stack said. "All come from impressive volleyball backgrounds and will heighten our team's success going forward."

Alexander, a middle blocker and outside hitter, is transferring after two years at Barbados Community College. He was named the Barbados Community College Interdivision Volleyball MVP in 2012 and the School League Senior Volleyball Competition Best Spiker in 2013. Alexander is also a member of the Barbados National Senior Team.

Alexander is originally from Methuen, Mass. He is the son of Tony Smith and Catherine Pilgrim.

Brewer is a defensive specialist from Glenbard East High School in Illinois. He was a two-sport athlete for the Rams in volleyball and football. In addition, Brewer played for the Hitmen Volleyball Club.

William is the son of Sylvia Brewer.

Horwath, a middle blocker, hails from Folsom, Calif. He attended Folsom High School and lettered in volleyball. Horwath was a two-time captain and won the team MVP award as a junior for the Bulldogs. He also played for the Northern California Volleyball Club.

Hunter is the son of Frank and Tami Horwath.

Penn-Henry is an outside hitter from Del Oro High School in California. He lettered in volleyball, basketball, cross country and track for the Golden Eagles. In volleyball, Penn-Henry was a second team all-league selection.

Dustin is the son of Jerry Henry and Charles Penn.

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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