November 13, 2012

Yohn Named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College's Hailey Yohn has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

A sophomore from Durham, N.C., Yohn led the Cobras to a 2-0 week at the SAC-Conference Carolinas Challenge. She nailed the game-winning 3-pointer with three seconds left in regulation to defeat Carson Newman 59-56. Against Lincoln Memorial, Yohn drained the game-tying 3-pointer to send the game to overtime, where Coker would win 61-59.

Through two games this season, Yohn is averaging 14.5 points and three rebounds per game and hitting 41 percent of her shots from three-point range.

Yohn is a physical education and sport studies major with a concentration in sports management at Coker. She is the daughter of Jeff and Jeanne Yohn.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.

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