Due West, S.C. – Coker’s Henna Koponen continued her dominant play dropping a double-double against Erskine College on Thursday night, scoring 32 points and pulling down 12 rebounds, while leading the Lady Cobras to a 84-78 victory.
The win places Coker squarely in eighth place in the Conference Carolinas standings with a record of 11-16 overall, and 10-12 in the conference, securing their 8th seed in the conference tournament.
Joining Koponen in double figure scoring was Jasmine Alston (Sumter, SC) with a career high 14 points and six rebounds, while Jessica Hayes (Beaufort, SC) and Megan Thomas (Cresskill, NJ) each had 10 points and five rebounds.
Coker will now prepare to host their first playoff game in recent years, as the 8th seed Lady Cobras will host 9th seed Pfeiffer in the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament on Sunday, March 1. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.