Published on July 12, 2017 by Philip Poole  
Tennis Rahim Esmail

The Samford Bulldogs men’s tennis team has won the Community Service Award from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Bulldogs won the award for the Southern Region.
The Samford men’s tennis team was extremely active in community service during the 2016–17 academic year. Projects included the inaugural Samford University Men’s Tennis Team Youth Outreach Program. The team raised more than $7,000 to go to inner-city and underprivileged elementary school kids who don’t necessarily get the opportunity to participate in organized sports.

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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 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.