Published on October 25, 2017 by Philip Poole  
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The Samford University soccer Bulldogs claimed their fourth consecutive Southern Conference title last weekend and will host the SoCon postseason tournament starting Oct. 28. Last Sunday’s 0-0 tie with conference rival Furman extended the team’s school-record unbeaten streak to 13 matches.

The Oct. 28 quarterfinal match will begin at 7 p.m. at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium against the winner of Wednesday’s match between The Citadel and Mercer. The semifinals and finals are scheduled Nov. 3 and 5.

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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.