HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker baseball player Zach Loraine has been selected as the Heritage Community Bank Student-Athlete of the Month for April 2013. This is the second time Loraine has earned Athlete of the Month honors; he was the Athlete of the Month for March as well.
Loraine earned National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Southeast Region Pitcher of the Week honors during the last week of April when he led the Cobras to the 2013 Conference Carolinas Tournament Championship. During April he was 3-1 on the mound with three saves 18 strikeouts and a 4.13 ERA. A Second Team All-Conference selection, Loraine was also named the conference tournament MVP. At the plate he hit .377 with six doubles, a home run and eight RBIs.