February 16, 2014

Cobra Spotlight- Sammy Song, Baseball

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 Chase Spivey, Sammy Song and T.J. Giczkowski, members of the baseball team.

Name: Sammy Song                          

Sport: Baseball

Position: Outfielder

Hometown: Port Orange, FL

Year: Junior

Major: Biology with a pre-medical concentration

Why did you choose Coker? Coker gave me the opportunity to pursue an education while continuing to play the sport that I love.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Going to Cary, N.C., last season for the Division II College World Series.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Making connections with good people that I will without a doubt remember for the rest of my life.

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s golf, because there is no running involved.

Favorite class: Fitness for Life

Favorite professor: Dave Schmotzer

Plans after graduation: I would love to play the game of baseball as long as I can, but I will also pursue a profession attending dental school.

Favorite movie: 300

Favorite type of music: Rock, reggae and rap

Favorite food: Anything from the wonderful Cobra Cafe

Favorite sports team: Oakland A’s

Favorite color: Navy and yellow. Go Cobras!

Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State

Most prized possession: My Rickey Henderson shirt

What is something people may not know about you? I am Asian.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? General Chow, because I am Asian

One word that describes you: Asian