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 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.