Weatherford Named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College's Sydney Weatherford has been named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week.

Weatherford, a junior from Scranton, S.C., led the Cobras to a pair of victories over St. Andrews University last week. She went 4-fot-7 in the doubleheader with a homer, seven RBIs, three runs and a steal.

Through six games this season, Weatherford, a center fielder, is hitting .389 with a home run, eight RBIs, four runs and one steal.

Weatherford is an education major with an elementary education concentration. She is the daughter of Joey and Deanna Weatherford.

Coker is off to a 4-2 start to the season. The Cobras head to Francis Marion for a non-conference doubleheader on Thursday.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations, 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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