March 2, 2014

Cobra Spotlight- Ryan Maurer, Men's Lacrosse

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 Ryan Maurer, a member of the men's lacrosse team.

Name: Ryan Neil Maurer

Sport: Men’s lacrosse

Position: Attackman

Hometown: Mt. Sinai, N.Y.

Year: Super senior 

Major: Education with a concentration in elementary education. At this point though, just give me a diploma, I don’t care what field it’s in.

Why did you choose Coker? I choose Coker because it gave me a chance to play lacrosse, for the Cobras that is.   

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? It’s a toss-up between Josh Smith tripping over his own feet and face-planting or Timmy Smith face-planting after failing to pick up a ground ball.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Band Fest

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Throw it down with the men’s basketball team.

Favorite class: Chem. Lab

Favorite professor: Dr. John Williams  

Plans after graduation: Move to California and start my acting career.  

Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber

Favorite type of music: Country

Favorite food: New York Pizza

Favorite sports team: Jets

Favorite color: Johns Hopkins Blue

Favorite TV show: Scrubs

Most prized possession:  My lacrosse sticks

What is something people may not know about you? I love tattoos and I have some.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Everyone calls me by my last name, Maurer

One word that describes you: Funny