Women's Tennis Wins SoCon Tourney; Headed to NCAA Tournament

Published on April 26, 2015 by Joey Mullins  
Tennis Champs 2015

The Samford University women's tennis team captured the 2015 Southern Conference Women's Tennis Championship with a 4-1 win over East Tennessee State University April 26. The victory marked Samford's first women's tennis title since joining the league in 2009.

The team will face nationally-ranked University of Alabama May 8 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The match will be played in Tuscaloosa.

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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.