Soccer Bulldogs Win SoCon Regular Season Title

Published on October 24, 2016 by Philip Poole  
Soccer Socon Champs 16

The Samford University women’s soccer team wrapped up its third consecutive Southern Conference regular season title Oct. 23 with a 4-0 victory at Virginia Military Institute.

The top-seeded Bulldogs will open conference tournament play at home Saturday, Oct. 29, against the winner of a Wednesday match between 8th seed VMI and 9th seed The Citadel. Samford’s match will be at 6 p.m. at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium.

The SoCon tournament semifinals and finals are scheduled for Nov. 4 and 6 in Johnson City, Tennessee.

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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.