Soccer Claims Fourth Consecutive Conference Title, to Host Conference Tournament
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.
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.