Published on October 30, 2019 by Joey Mullins
The Samford soccer team earned its sixth straight Southern Conference regular-season title with a 1-0 win over Chattanooga Sunday afternoon at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium.
With the win, Samford earns the No. 1 seed in the SoCon Tournament. Sophomores Alyssa Frazier and Morgan McAslan achieved key plays in the game with Frazier scoring the lone goal of the match to give Samford the lead and goalkeeper McAslan deflecting a shot from Chattanooga player Bailey Gale.
Samford will host a Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinal game next Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium. Samford will play the winner of Wednesday night's game between ETSU and The Citadel.
The game was also Senior Day for Samford. Seniors Erin Bonner, Keyli Borman, Allie Lourie, Taylor Meneide and Lauren Delp were honored in ceremonies prior to the game.
Watch highlights from the game
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 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 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.