July 29, 2013

Women’s Cross Country Adds Cook

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College cross country coach Vic Finora announced today the addition of Hannah Cook for the 2013-14 academic year.

Cook is transferring to Coker from Lorain County Community College in Ohio. There she ran cross country and played basketball. In cross country, she was a first team National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-American selection this season.

"I am very excited that Hannah is joining the Cobra family," Finora said. "She is an extremely accomplished runner and a proven winner on the college level. She was a first team All-American last year and will come in and make a major impact for us right away. She is a tremendous addition to our program."

Cook attended Mapleton High School in Ashland, Ohio. She was a three-sport athlete in cross country, track and field and basketball for the Mounties.

Originally from Nova, Ohio, Hannah is the daughter of Martin and Barbara Cook.

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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