Cobra Spotlight- Fabian Hardy & Tre' Williams, Men's Cross Country

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Fabian Hardy and Tre' Williams, members of the men's cross country team.

Name: Fabian Hardy            

Sport: Men’s cross country

Position: Runner

Hometown: Singapore

Year: Freshman

Major: Biology, pre-med track

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because coach Finora was cool, and I wanted to see what it would be like running in college.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Finishing top-10 in our first meet of the season.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Hmm, nothing really happened yet that stuck with me.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? I would play basketball because it’s the best sport and I enjoy playing it.

Favorite class: I’m enjoying my chemistry class right now because Dr. Brown is a good professor.

Favorite professor: Dr. Boone, Dr. Flaherty or Dr. Brown

Plans after graduation: Medical school is a strong possibility.

Favorite movie: Malibu’s Most Wanted

Favorite type of music: Hip Hop/R&B

Favorite food: Chinese food

Favorite sports team: The Miami Heat, because of LeBron James of course.

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: Key & Peele

Most prized possession: My cross country awards from high school.

What is something people may not know about you? That I was born in Singapore and have lived in multiple countries.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Fabs, Fabio, Fabiano are some of the nicknames I received from high school friends. My cross country teammates here at Coker call me Rajul and Raviol.

One word that describes you: Chill

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Name: Rodrick Tre’ Williams

Sport: Men’s cross country

Position: Runner

Hometown: Columbia, SC

Year: Freshman

Major: Undecided

Why did you choose Coker? The amazing food and small classes

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Winning the 200m sprint to the finish line against a Francis Marion runner during my second 8K race would have to be my most memorable moment thus far.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Going to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte during Coker Connection

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? I would play soccer. Never actually played it before, but it seems like a really fun and intense sport.

Favorite class: Spanish 1012

Favorite professor: Don Mac Williams

Plans after graduation: I want to either open my own gym or continue my education at the graduate level.

Favorite movie: I Am Legend

Favorite type of music: Don’t really have a favorite type of music. I listen to a bit of everything.

Favorite food: Any kind of Asian cuisine. I absolutely love Japanese hibachi; that has to be my favorite, along with Thai food.

Favorite sports team: I don’t watch sports enough to have a favorite team

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: Every cartoon during the early 2000s. That’s what I grew up on, and in my opinion were the best years to watch TV as a child.

Most prized possession: The Teddy Bear that I've had since I was born, aptly named Teddi.

What is something people may not know about you? I love to sing, only around people I'm comfortable with. I can't sing in front of people, I get too embarrassed.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Bruce Leroy. I got the name because I have done mixed martial arts for a few years, and I love all things Bruce Lee.

One word that describes you: Laidback

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