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 Mike Martiello a member of the men's lacrosse team.
Name: Mike Martiello
Sport: Men’s lacrosse
Hometown: Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.
Major: Business Administration
Why did you choose Coker? I didn’t choose Coker, Coker chose me.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Josh Smith falling flat on his face during practice last season.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Performing my dance moves at the Hunk Contest last year.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Draining 3’s with the men’s basketball team.
Favorite class: All classes are my favorite
Favorite professor: Dr. Kenyon
Plans after graduation: Get invited to the NFL Combine and hopefully go top 3 in the draft.
Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting
Favorite type of music: Funk
Favorite food: Anything my mom cooks
Favorite sports team: New York Jets
Favorite color: Green
Favorite TV show: American Idol
Most prized possession: My beard
What is something people may not know about you? I invented the piano key necktie.
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Bear, because I bear people around.
One word that describes you: Dad