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 William Marrafao, a member of the men's tennis team.
Name: William Marrafao
Sport: Men’s tennis
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Major: Double major in business administration and computer science.
Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because of the opportunity to play tennis and the college’s small environment
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Winning the Conference Carolinas regular season title.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? The first time I arrived on campus was remarkable to me.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Men’s soccer
Favorite class: Microeconomics
Favorite professor: Dr. Stevano
Plans after graduation: Get a job in my field of study or go to grad school.
Favorite movie: Italian Job
Favorite type of music: Classic rock
Favorite food: Grilled salmon
Favorite sports team: Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras
Favorite color: Green
Favorite TV show: Mad Men
Most prized possession: My dog
What is something people may not know about you? I played soccer for a varsity team back home – Santo Amaro.
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Will/Willy - short forms of my name.
One word that describes you: Dedicated