Samford Announces Second Class Of Athletics Hall Of Fame
Samford University Athletics has announced members of the second class of the school's Athletics Hall of Fame.
Included in the 2018 class will be the 1998-99 men's basketball team, the first full team to be inducted into the hall of fame. The 1998-99 team is joined in the class by former football, basketball and baseball player and coach Billy Bancroft, basketball star Craig Beard, football standout Jimbo Fisher, baseball star Michael Marseco and soccer standout Alyssa Whitehead.
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.