Cobra Spotlight- Shane Carpenter, Wrestling

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 Shane Carpenter, a member of the wrestling team.

Name: Shane Carpenter

Sport: Wrestling

Position: 184 lbs.

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Year: Freshman

Major: Undecided

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because of the small campus atmosphere, and I wanted to be one of the first-ever members of the Coker wrestling team. Not to mention the quality food.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Winning my first collegiate wrestling match would be my best memory so far.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Making close friends has been pretty cool.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s lacrosse

Favorite class: Abnormal Psychology

Favorite professor: Dr. Jill Banks

Plans after graduation: I would like to go into a field I enjoy and make money and live my dream.

Favorite movie: 300

Favorite type of music: Rap/country

Favorite food: Fatty kinds

Favorite sports team: Steelers

Favorite color: Red

Favorite TV show: The Walking Dead

Most prized possession: My high school state championship ring.

What is something people may not know about you? I am very nice even though I come off as blunt and rude.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? My nickname is Thad. It comes from the character Thad Castle from the show Blue Mountain State and it’s because I like to have a good time.

One word that describes you: Real

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