Published on September 10, 2016 by Philip Poole  
soccer vs baylor

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.

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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.