Sunday, March 22, 2015

Samford takes doubleheader from Furman

Closer Andres Gracia earned saves in both
wins over Furman on Saturday
The Bulldogs are 2-1 in Southern Conference play after Saturday's doubleheader sweep of Furman. In the second game, the Bulldogs overcame a six-run deficit to win 7-6. Here is the radio call and post-game interview with coach Casey Dunn, picking up the action in the bottom of the 6th...





Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Samford Baseball defeats Auburn 7-0

The Bulldogs, led by junior pitcher Parker Curry's eight scoreless innings, defeated the Auburn Tigers 7-0 Tuesday night at Plainsman Park in Auburn. Here is the full radio broadcast, with Mike Grace and Mick Fieldbinder...



Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Update 7 - Samford improves to 4-0 in SoCon, Lady Mocs next

Brittany Stevens flies to the basket,
scoring 11 vs Furman and 13 vs WCU
Samford victories over Furman and Western Carolina kept them perfect at home and undefeated in the Southern Conference. A test at Chattanooga awaits on Monday. In this update, we hear from head coach Mike Morris and sophomore point guard Brittany Stevens...






Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Update 6 - Samford off to 2-0 start in SoCon play

The Bulldogs returned from North Carolina Monday with conference wins over UNCG and Western Carolina. The Bulldogs host Furman Saturday at 2 p.m. In this update, we'll hear from coach Mike Morris and junior guard Krista Stricklin...






Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Update 5 - Bulldogs end pre-conference schedule on winning note

The Samford women's basketball team is at the midway point in the season, and opens Southern Conference play Saturday at UNCG. In this update, coach Mike Morris assesses progress heading into SoCon play...



Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Bulldog Update 3

Freshman Destiney Elliott
Samford came from 16 points down to defeat Penn State in Sunday's game at the Georgia State Thanksgiving tournament in Atlanta. Today's update features highlights from Curt Bloom and comments from coach Mike Morris and freshman forward Destiney Elliott.


Monday, December 1, 2014

Samford downs defending Big 10 champs in OT

The Bulldogs battled back from a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Penn State in overtime, 59-56. Here is the complete play-by-play from Curt Bloom:


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Update 1 - Women's Basketball opens season Sunday

The Samford women's basketball team opens the 2014-15 season Sunday at Memphis, following an exhibition win over Montevallo Monday night. More on the team and junior center Taylor Reece's return on this Bulldog Update...



Saturday, March 8, 2014

Samford women end season with loss to #3 Davidson in SoCon quarterfinals

Bulldogs prepare for final battle of the season

The 6th-seeded Samford women's basketball team fell to 3rd-seeded Davidson 55-42. The Bulldogs shot just 24.6% percent for the game, and went 5-of-22 from three-point range. Freshman guard Kassidy Blevins led the team in scoring with 13 points, while All-SoCon guard Laura Murray scored 26 for the Wildcats.

After the game, Samford coach Mike Morris:




...and Kassidy Blevins:

Men's basketball falls to #1 seed Davidson

The Bulldogs dropped the SoCon quarterfinal round game to the Davidson Wildcats, 77-54. Freshman forward Jordan Capps was the long Bulldog scoring double figures, coming off the bench for 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field. Below are post-game comments from Capps and Coach Bennie Seltzer...


Friday, March 7, 2014

SoCon Men- Bulldogs open tournament with win over App State

The eighth-seeded Samford men's team opened the 2014 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament with a 70-56 win over #9 Appalachian State. Sophomore forward Tim Williams led Samford with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while freshman center Michael Bradley added 11 points.

After the game App State coach Jason Capel addressed the media on the game, and a 9-21 season, as the Mountaineers prepare to exit the SoCon....





Seltzer and Williams following win
Samford coach Bennie Seltzer and forward Tim Williams...


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

2014 SoCon Basketball Tournament

March Madness is upon us! The Samford men's and women's basketball teams are en route to Asheville, NC for the conference basketball tournament. As usual, we will have expanded tournament coverage here, including post-game press conferences, and interviews with coaches and players.

The men open play Friday morning at 10 a.m. (CT), and that game can be heard in Birmingham on FM 99.5. The women get a first round bye and will play Saturday night approximately 5:45, on the air on WVSU 5:30. Ish. (It's a tournament!) Get more information at the official Athletics site, www.samfordsports.com.

Check back here after each game for a wrap up...

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Bulldog Update #3

Samford women's basketball improves to 6-7 in Southern Conference play, after wins over Western Carolina and Appalachian State Saturday and Monday. Here's an update on the team, which travels to Wofford on Saturday...


Thursday, January 23, 2014

2014 Bulldog Update #1

We begin our weekly updates on the Samford women's basketball team. We'll follow the Bulldogs throughout the remainder of the season, with all games heard on WVSU...



Saturday, March 9, 2013

Women's season ends with 70-60 loss to Elon

Samford lost in the Southern Conference Tournament for the first time since 2010, falling 70-60 to #3 seed Elon in the quarterfinal round.


Post game comments from Samford coach Mike Morris...



and Elon coach Charlotte Smith...