Published on September 10, 2016 by Philip Poole
The Samford Bulldogs soccer team scored its first-ever victory over a Big XII opponent with a 1-0 double-overtime win against the Baylor Bears in a game played Sept. 9 at the Samford Soccer and Track Stadium. It was Samford soccer’s first win in four tries over a Big XII school.
The Bulldogs host the University of Alabama Tuesday (Sept. 13) in a 7 p.m. match.
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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.