Five Coker Softball Players Named NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College Softball Coach, David Hanna, announced today that five student-athletes have been selected as All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) for the 2010-11 academic year.

In order to qualify for the academic honor each student-athlete must have acquired a 3.5 GPA or greater for the year.

The following Cobras received this prestigious honor: junior Jaclin Poole (Clover, S.C.), sophomores Louise Benton (Kingstree, S.C.), Stacy Burr (Darlington, S.C.), Katie McElveen (Hartsville, S.C.) and former Cobra Sydney Greenwalt (Edwardsville, Ill.). This is the fourth time that Greenwalt has received the All-America Scholar Athlete honor.

Coker opens their 2012 season on February 10, as they host Mars Hill college in a non-conference double-header starting at 1:00 p.m.