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.

 
About Samford UniversitySamford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of 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 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.