Soccer Wins Second Straight SoCon Championship

Published on October 27, 2015 by Philip Poole  
Soccer Socon Champs 15

Samford University's soccer Bulldogs won their second straight Southern Conference regular season championship Oct. 23 with a thrilling 1-0 victory over East Tennessee State University. The Bulldogs will open conference tournament play Oct. 31 with a home match against the winner of the Oct. 28 opening round match between the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and Virginia Military Institute.

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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.