Published on February 19, 2020 by Sarah Cain  
BaseballBT

The Samford baseball team opened the season with a three-game series sweep against UNC Asheville. The Bulldogs won the games by scores of 15-1, 13-6 and 7-4. Second baseman Brooks Carlson was named the SoCon Player of the Week on Monday.

The season continues this week with games in Tennessee. The team will play at Belmont Thursday at 4 p.m., at Austin Peay Friday at 3 p.m., at Middle Tennessee Saturday at 2 p.m. and at Lipscomb Sunday at 1 p.m. 

Fans will be able to cheer on the Bulldogs in some upcoming home games against Northern Kentucky, Alabama A&M, University of North Alabama, Virginia Military Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama.

2020 SAMFORD BASEBALL SCHEDULE

DATE                                       OPPONENT                              
Feb. 14-16                              UNC Asheville             
Feb. 20                                    at Belmont                  
Feb. 21                                     at Austin Peay                             
Feb. 22                                    at Middle Tennessee
Feb. 23                                    at Lipscomb                           
Feb. 28- March 1             Northern Kentucky                          
March 3                                 at Auburn                                   
March 6                                vs. UL Lafayette                                      
March 7                                 vs. Troy                              
March 8                                 vs. Michigan State                   
March 10                               Alabama A&M               
March 11                                 North Alabama
March 13-15                        at Jacksonville State
March 17                               at UAB
March 20-22                     at Furman    
March 24                             at Alabama State
March 27-29                     VMI
March 31                              Alabama
April 3-5                               at The Citadel
April 7                                    UAB
April 9-11                              Mercer
April 14                                  Auburn
April 17-19                           at Purdue
April 21                                  at Alabama
April 24-26                         at UNCG
April 28                                 at Troy
May 1-3                                 ETSU
May 5                                     Alabama State
May 8-10                             Wofford
May 14-16                           at Western Carolina
 
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 2nd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names Samford 34th among private universities for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,729 students from 47 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.