Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-11-09

Emily Morris of Memphis, Tenn., was crowned Homecoming Queen at Samford University Saturday, Oct. 29.

Morris, a senior sports medicine and pre-medicine major, was elected by vote of the student body.  She was crowned during halftime ceremonies at Samford's Homecoming football game against Tennessee State University.

Morris is the goalkeeper for the Samford women's soccer team, which recently won its third consecutive regular season Ohio Valley Conference championship. She is a Samford Ambassador and a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

The daughter of Cindy and Mark Morris, she is a graduate of Briarcrest Christian High School, Cordova, Tenn.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.