Samford's soccer Bulldogs defeated Vanderbilt University in a dramatic double-overtime win Sept. 13 at the Samford Soccer and Track Stadium. It was Samford's third straight win this season over a team from the Southeastern Conference. Samford posted wins earlier this season over the University of Tennessee and cross-state rival Auburn University.
It is Samford's first outright victory over the Commodores. Samford won a penalty kick shoot-out against Vanderbilt in the first round of the 2005 NCAA playoffs.
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.