Published on October 18, 2017 by Philip Poole  
Photo credit: Marvin Gentry
Photo credit: Marvin Gentry

Samford University's soccer Bulldogs made history in their recent matches against Southern Conference rivals Mercer University and The Citadel.

Head coach Todd Yelton got his 200th career victory in the Oct. 13 match at Mercer. Yelton owns an impressive 200-88-36 record at Samford and has been named the SoCon Coach of the Year in each of the previous three seasons.

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In the Oct. 15 match at The Citadel, the team tied their record for consecutive wins with 10 and upped its undefeated streak to 11 straight outings. The Bulldogs' winning streak tied the school record, which has now been achieved three times in history.

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The Bulldogs conclude the regular season with home matches against Furman (Friday) and Wofford (Sunday) before hosting the Southern Conference tournament Oct. 28, and Nov. 3-5.

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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.