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 Martin Moncayo, a member of the men's tennis team.
Name: Martin Moncayo
Sport: Men’s tennis
Hometown: Quito, Ecuador
Major: Business administration
Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because of the weather and the tennis program.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Best athletic related memory has to be when we won the Conference Carolinas regular season tennis championship against Mount Olive last year.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? I don’t have one in particular.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s soccer
Favorite class: Religions of the World
Favorite professor: Rabbi Ronald
Plans after graduation: To pursue a master’s degree in healthcare business
Favorite movie: Angels & Demons
Favorite type of music: Pop
Favorite food: Italian food
Favorite sports team: Real Madrid and Emelec
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: The Mentalist
Most prized possession: My family
What is something people may not know about you? The city that I live in is exactly in the middle of the world.
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Monkey, and it is because of my last name, I assume.
One word that describes you: Calm