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#20 Cole Coker, OF

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Position: OF
Date of Birth: 04/17/2018
Height: 6' 3"   Weight: 196 lbs
College Experience: Lamar University
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Huffman, TX
Class: JR
Division: NCAA D1

Biography:

2018 (Sophomore):
2018 All-Southland Conference Second Team Utility Player ... Appeared in 55 games with 55 starts at second base, third base, outfield, and designated hitter ... Hit .277 on the year, fourth-best on the team ... His 56 hits and 24 RBIs ranked second and third-most by a Cardinal ... Had 18 multi-hit games, including a 3-of-4 performance against Southeastern Louisiana on Mar. 17 ... Had five multi-RBI games ... Had an eight-game hitting streak, the second-longest on the team, from Mar. 20 (at Houston) through Mar. 31 (at HBU) ... Ranked fourth on the team in slugging percentage (.322), OBP (.344), runs scored (22) ... Led the Cards in triples, game appearances, and starts ... Ranked second in total bases (65), at-bats (202), and total plate appearances (226)

2017 (Freshman):
Appeared in 46 games with 38 starts at second base or as the designated hitter ... Hit .257 on the year, eighth-best on the team ... His 38 hits and 24 runs ranked ninth and eighth-most by a Cardinal ... Went 2-for-3 in Lamar University’s 8-2 win over A&M-Corpus Christi on Apr. 14. He also scored and drove in a run ... Had an RBI triple and an RBI sac fly at Rice on May 3 ... Scored two runs on a 2-of-3 performance in LU’s 14-8 win over Stephen F. Austin on May 13 ... Forced a 10-pitch at-bat against McNeese State in the opening round of the Southland tournament

High School:
Hit .500 his senior season and was a first-team all-district honoree ... Graduated with a 3.0 grade point average ... Coached by Tom Deberry ... High school teammates with Jake Bumgarner
 
Personal:
Born Cole Dean Coker on January 24, 1998 ... Son of Lana and Denny Coker ... One brother, Corey ... Majoring in communication ... Wants to a job in pro baseball or sports broadcast ... Nicknamed Coco ... Played  roles in both “Suddenly” and “The Catch”

 
2018 Roster »
17 Sam McElreath IF
35 Chase Kemp 1B
7 Cam Haller OF
20 Cole Coker OF
22 Kyle Bergeron Utility
11 Brian Nelson Head Coach
8 James Dillard Pitching Coach
18 Chase Sanford Hitting Coach

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