Cobra Bytes - Feb. 11 - Feb. 17

Monday, February 11 - Sunday, February 17

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Cobra Spotlight

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 Brinley Griffin, a member of the baseball team. Read more…

VOTE FOR SHAROD WILLIAMS

Senior men’s basketball forward, Sharod Williams, has been selected as one of 16 finalists for the “State Farm Dark Horse Dunker” competition. To watch the contest and vote, visit https://www.facebook.com/collegeslam. Each of the finalists is slotted against another Dark Horse Dunker candidate in the bracket. Fans can access the bracket, watch video of each dunker and vote for their favorite contestant. Fans can vote once per day. Voting opens at noon on Monday (Feb. 11) and ends at 11:59 a.m. central time on Feb. 25. VOTE FOR SHAROD!!

Women’s Basketball

  • This week’s games:
    • Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. (A) – Mount Olive
    • Saturday at 2:00 p.m. (H) – Converse – Play 4Kay Game
  • Last week’s games:
    • Barton (L) – 83-67
    • North Greenville (L) – 81-71
  • The Cobra women’s basketball team will play two Conference Carolinas games this week, including their Play 4Kay pink game to benefit the Kay Yow Breast Cancer Foundation. All proceeds from Saturday’s (Feb. 16) game against Converse will go to benefit the Kay Yow Foundation. The Cobras will wear special pink warm-up shirts in honor of Kay Yow.

Men’s Basketball

  • This week’s games:
    • Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. (A) – Mount Olive
  • Last week’s games:
    • Barton (W) – 94-90 – 3OT
    • North Greenville (W) – 70-63
  • The Coker men extended their winning streak to three games last week with a pair of wins, including an unbelievable 94-90 triple overtime win against Barton College. This week the Cobras will have to hit the road in order to keep their streak alive at Mount Olive. Earlier this season Coker defeated Mount Olive 83-73. 

Men’s Volleyball

  • This week’s matches:
    • Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. (H) – Mount Olive
    • Saturday at 4:00 p.m. (A) – Limestone
    • Sunday at 10:00 a.m. (A) – Washington Adventist @ Limestone
  • Last week’s matches:
    • Pfeiffer (L) – 3-0
  • The Cobras will host the Trojans of Mount Olive in a Conference Carolinas match on Wednesday. They will then hit the road to take on Limestone and Washington Adventist this weekend at Limestone.

Baseball

  • This week’s games:
    • Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. (A) – Newberry
    • Saturday at 12:00 p.m. (H) – Alderson-Broaddus (DH)
    • Sunday at 12:00 p.m. (H) – Alderson-Broaddus
  • Last week’s games:
    • Newberry (W) – 11-4
    • St. Augustine’s (W) – 10-9
    • Anderson – 3-1 (L), 8-6 (W), 1-0 (L)
  • The baseball team won three of five games last week, including their home opener against Newberry (11-4). This week they will host their first weekend series of the season, a three-game set against Alderson-Broaddus on Saturday and Sunday.

Softball

  • This week’s games:
    • Friday at 1:00 p.m. (H) – St. Andrews (DH)
    • Saturday at 1:00 p.m. (A) – Belmont Abbey (DH)
    • Sunday at 1:00 p.m. (H) – Columbia (DH)
  • Last week’s games:
    • Wingate - 4-2 (W)- 8 inn., 8-0 (L)
    • Newberry - 5-4 (W), 5-3 (L)
  • The softball team split both of their match-ups last week against Wingate and Newberry. This week they will host St. Andrews (Feb. 13) and Columbia (Feb. 17) in non-conference games. They will also travel to Belmont Abbey (Feb. 16) for their first Conference Carolinas series of the season.  

Men’s Golf

  • This week’s tournaments:
    • Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate
  • Last week’s tournaments:
    • None
  • The nationally ranked No. 10 Coker men’s golf team will hit the links for their first tournament of the spring season this week, the Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate at the Fleming Island Golf Club in Orange Park, Fla.

Men’s and Women’s Tennis

  • This week’s matches:
    • Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. (A) – Shaw
    • Saturday at 1:00 p.m. (H) – Citadel – men
    • Sunday at 1:00 p.m. (A) – Coastal Carolina – women
  • Last week’s matches:
    • Lander – 8-1 (L) – men, 9-0 (L) – women
    • Benedict – 9-0 (W) – men, 6-3 (W) – women
    • Francis Marion- 5-4 (L) – men, 9-0 (L) - women
  • After a tough week that included regionally and nationally ranked Lander and Francis Marion, the tennis teams will face Division II opponent Shaw and Division I opponents the Citadel (men) and Coastal Carolina (women).

Men’s Lacrosse

  • This week’s games:
    • Saturday at 2:00 p.m. (A) – Catawba
  • Last week’s games:
    • Shorter – 15-9
  • The men’s lacrosse team opened their season with a 15-9 win over Shorter last week. This week they will travel to Salisbury, N.C. to face Catawba College.
 

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