March 19, 2013

Coker Moves to No. 7 in Southeast Region

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College baseball team moved up two spots to No. 7 in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll. The Cobras had been ninth the previous two weeks of the Southeast region.

Coker is 16-8 overall and 8-4 in Conference Carolinas play.  The Cobras have been led by junior Fico Kondla, the reigning conference player of the week, who has been on a tear of late. For the season Kondla is batting .447 – tops on the team – to go along with a homer, eight doubles and 20 RBIs. He's also scored 19 times and stolen nine bases.

The Cobras are in action today at home against the University of West Georgia. They play a two-game set Tuesday and Wednesday, with each game beginning at 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations and marketing, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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