Posted by Joey Mullins on 2014-03-06
Several Samford Bulldogs basketball players received postseason honors.
Isaiah Williams and Hannah Nichols were named the freshmen of the year by the Southern Conference Media Association. Both were named to all-freshmen teams.
Sophomore Tim Williams was named to all-conference teams.
Senior Shelby Campbell received the Ann Lashley Inspiration Award from the SoCon.
Players were recognized during the Southern Conference tournament March 7-10 in Asheville, N.C.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.