Homecoming, Family Weekend Dates Set; Football Schedule Announced
With the official announcement of the 2015 football schedule, Samford University has confirmed dates for two major fall events.
Family Weekend will be Sept. 18-20. Defending Southern Conference champion University of Tennessee-Chattanooga will be the football opponent. The full Family Weekend schedule will be announced later this year, according to Susan Todd Doyle, Samford's director of parent programs.
Homecoming is Nov. 6-8 with Clark-Atlanta University as the football opponent. The full weekend schedule is being updated throughout the year, according to Lauren McCaghren, senior director of alumni programs and annual giving.
In addition to seven Southern Conference games and two other home non-conference games against University of Central Arkansas and Florida A & M University, the football schedule includes a Sept. 26 game at Atlantic Coast Conference member University of Louisville (Kentucky).
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 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 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.