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 Tom Sizeland, a member of the men's cross country and men's tennis teams.
Name: Tom Sizeland
Sport: Cross country and Tennis
Hometown: Hamilton, New Zealand
Why did you choose Coker? There was a fellow kiwi here (James Corfield) on the tennis team, and I liked the tennis coach and the look of Coker.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Grinding out the Conference Carolinas B singles men and won!
Favorite class: Biology lecture with Dr. Bailey.
Favorite professor: Dr. Dostert and Dr. Flaherty
Plans after graduation: Go back to New Zealand and study post-graduate medicine.
Favorite movie: Braveheart
Favorite type of music: Indie/alternative
Favorite food: Good old New Zealand barbeque (steak, sausage etc)
Favorite professional sports team: All Blacks (rugby team in NZ)
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother.
Most prized possession: Coker room key.
What is something people may not know about you? I went to the same high school in NZ as Kimbra Johnson (singer featured in Goyte’s song “Somebody I used to know”)