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Murphy and Coberly Named Athletes of the Week

Murphy and Coberly Named Athletes of the Week

Franklin Springs, GA - This weeks honored athletes are Jason Murphy of Men's Golf and Elise Coberly of Women's Basketball. Both of these athletes had exceptional performances this past week.

Jason Murphy is a golfer from Augusta, GA. Jason has been a Lion for two years now and has been a great asset to the Men's Golf team. This was especially true this past week as Jason had his first personal win at Emmanuel's own golf tournament hosted in Florida. With this victory, Jason led his team to their second tournament win of the season.

Elise Coberly is a Forward on the women's basketball team. From Comer, GA, Elise is without a doubt one of the strongest basketball players in D2 Women's Basketball and was able to prove it during the NCCAA National Tournament. Coberly had a a double-double in every game during the tournament and led her team to a 5th place finish. Along with this, Coberly was named First Team All American and All Tournament player. Aside from her success on the court, Coberly is also an exceptional student with a 3.98 GPA, which also puts her on the NCCAA All Scholar Team 2016. Elise had an incredible season as a Lion, and after another year of hard work, she was honored as the NCCAA South Region Player of the year for 2016!




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