Samford Lands 67 Student-Athletes on SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference Team
Published on June 26, 2017 by Philip Poole
Samford University led the Southern Conference, placing 67 student-athletes on the league’s Spring Academic All-Conference team.
Among Samford’s spring sports, women’s outdoor track and field placed 14 members on the team, while women’s indoor track and field had 11 representatives on the squad. Softball had seven players on the squad, while baseball had six. Women’s basketball and women’s golf had five representatives each on the team.
Samford’s 67 student-athletes on the team posted a grade point average of 3.65.
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.