Wrestling Adds Eight More to Class

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College head men's wrestling coach Cy Wainwright has announced the addition of eight wrestlers for the 2013-14 academic year. Shane Carpenter, Joseph Fought, Alex Green, Antoine Hammond, Matthew Jones, Brian Lussier, Cameron Pike and Cody Walker have agreed to wrestle for the Cobras.

Carpenter is from Creekside High School in St. Johns, Fla.

Fought is from Redland High School in Etters, Pa.

Green is transferring from Gloucester County College in New Jersey. He is originally from Pinelands Regional High School in Dunellen, N.J.

Hammond hails from Irmo, S.C., and attends Dutch Fork High School.

Jones attends Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Md.

Lussier is also transferring from Gloucester County College. He is originally from Cherry Hill, N.J.

Pike is from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, S.C.

Walker hails from Cuthbertson High School in Waxhaw, N.C.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations and marketing, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.


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.