Cobra Spotlight- Tom Sizeland, 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 Tom Sizeland, a member of the men's cross country and men's tennis teams.

Name: Tom Sizeland

Sport: Cross country and Tennis

Hometown: Hamilton, New Zealand

Year: Freshman

Major: Biology

Why did you choose Coker? There was a fellow kiwi here (James Corfield) on the tennis team, and I liked the tennis coach and the look of Coker.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Grinding out the Conference Carolinas B singles men and won!

Favorite class: Biology lecture with Dr. Bailey.

Favorite professor: Dr. Dostert and Dr. Flaherty

Plans after graduation: Go back to New Zealand and study post-graduate medicine.

Favorite movie: Braveheart

Favorite type of music: Indie/alternative

Favorite food: Good old New Zealand barbeque (steak, sausage etc)

Favorite professional sports team: All Blacks (rugby team in NZ)

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother.

Most prized possession: Coker room key.

What is something people may not know about you? I went to the same high school in NZ as Kimbra Johnson (singer featured in Goyte’s song “Somebody I used to know”)

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