HARTSVILLE, S.C.- Coker College's Griffin Hollifield continues to have a presence in regional coverage, being selected to the NCBWA Preseason All-Southeast Region Team to his dossier. A relief pitcher for the Coker baseball program, Hollifield has high praises heading into the 2018 spring.
Attributed to his stature and leadership on the field, Hollifield was named to the NCBWA Preseason All-Southeast First Team as a reliever. "Griffin's best quality is how hard he competes," Head Coach Luke Harrigan said. "He was a staple in our bullpen all of last year and we look forward to that continued success."
Additionally, Hollifield's pitching led him to be selected to the South Atlantic Conference Preseason All-Conference First-Team as a reliever.
Last season with the Navy and Gold, Hollifield recorded a 2.06 ERA in 48.0 innings, striking out 24 and walking seven.
The Coker College baseball program will open its 2018 season at Tom J. New Field at Dave Schmotzer Stadium Feb. 3-4, with a two-day, four-game series against the Chowan Hawks.