Women’s Cross Country Signs Parham

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College cross country coach Vic Finora announced today that Rebecca Parham has signed a national letter of intent to run for the Cobras beginning in the 2013-14 academic year.

Parham comes to Coker from D.W. Daniel High School in Central, S.C. She lettered in cross country and track for the Lions. Her personal records include 16.14 (100-meter), 34.34 (200-meter) and 1:26.04 (400-meter).

"Rebecca is a high character young woman that embodies what Coker athletics is all about," said Finora. "She is a hard worker in the classroom, and has shown tremendous initiative and leadership skills in helping lead her high school team. I am thrilled that Rebecca will be joining the Cobra family."

Rebecca is the daughter of Herb and Cathy Parham.

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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