Volleyball Bulldogs to Play Monday for SoCon Tournament Title

Published on November 20, 2016 by Philip Poole  
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Samford’s volleyball Bulldogs will play for the Southern Conference tournament title at 6 p.m. Monday (Nov. 21) at Samford’s Pete Hanna Center.

The 4th seed Bulldogs will face 3rd seed Chattanooga. The Bulldogs swept top-seeded East Tennessee State University Sunday to reach the tournament finals.

Samford hosted the tournament in 2011, when the Bulldogs won the tournament title. They added a second SoCon tournament title in 2014.

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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.