Cobra Spotlight- Amanda & Emily Harris, Women's Volleyball

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 Amanda and Emily Harris, members of the women's volleyball team.

Name: Amanda Harris          

Sport: Women’s Volleyball

Position: Outside Hitter

Hometown: Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Year: Freshman

Major: English Education

Why did you choose Coker? Mainly because of volleyball. The team is so close, and I come from a school of 250 kids so I liked the small campus as well.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Road trips are usually fun because our team gets along so well. I just love playing with these girls.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Just hanging out with all the new people I have met. I’m really lucky to have such great friends; it makes living across the country a lot easier.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Softball for sure.  I’ve played since I was four, and I miss it already!

Favorite class: Media and Memory

Favorite professor: Dr. Foster

Plans after graduation: Teach English somewhere, maybe back in Tahoe.

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans. I watch it at least once a week.  It’s kind of weird.

Favorite type of music: Country or Top 100

Favorite food: I love pumpkin ice cream!

Favorite sports team: Niner Nation.

Favorite color: Pink!

Favorite TV show:  Modern Family

Most prized possession: I seriously never know how to answer this. Probably my friends and family if that counts.

What is something people may not know about you? I love One Direction

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? No, but I think they’re entertaining to make for other people!

One word that describes you: Outgoing

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Name: Emily Harris

Sport: Women’s Volleyball

Position: Outside Hitter

Hometown: Zephyr Cove, Nevada (Lake Tahoe)

Year: Freshman

Major: Undecided

Why did you choose Coker? Because it gave me the best opportunity to play volleyball at the Division 2 level

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Going 3-2 in our first tournament.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Any team bonding event; there’s never a dull moment when we are all together.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Softball, or wrestling.

Favorite class: Media and Memory

Favorite professor: John Foster

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans, Mean Girls, or The Lion King

Favorite type of music: Country

Favorite food: Carbs.

Favorite sports team: San Francisco Giants

Favorite color: Mint Green

Favorite TV show: Duck Dynasty

Most prized possession: My American flag phone case

What is something people may not know about you? I have an extreme fear of sharks, but I have only swam in the ocean like twice.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? No, there’s no story there.

One word that describes you: Outgoing