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Campus Services

Intercollegiate Athletics

The mission of the Department of Athletics is to uphold the mission of Samford University within the context of a

continually improving, competitive, diverse and NCAA-certified athletics program. The Samford University

Department of Athletics is responsible for the administration and implementation of an intercollegiate sports program

that competes in NCAA Division 1. Samford is a member of the Southern Conference, which is the nation’s fifth oldest

NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association.

The 17 intercollegiate sports sponsored by Samford University are:


Basketball Football Tennis

Baseball Golf Track and Field

Cross-Country Indoor Track


Basketball Indoor Track Softball

Cross-Country Tennis Soccer

Golf Track and Field Volleyball

Schedules: Schedules for all sports are distributed across campus and posted on the Web site at All times are Central Standard Time. All dates and times are subject to change. Contact the

Sports Information Office at 726-2799 or 726-2802 to confirm schedules before making special plans.

Ticket Information/Procedures: All currently enrolled Samford students (including currently enrolled students in

graduate programs) may receive one ticket to each home regular season athletic event. Present your valid Samford

student ID at the ticket booth on the day of the event to receive your ticket. For information, call

726-DOGS(3647) or go to

Facilities: A variety of athletics and recreational facilities are generally available for students, faculty, staff and

immediate family members to use in the afternoon through the evening, except when athletic events, practices or

Campus Recreation events are scheduled. For a schedule of specific hours of availability, go to or 302 Seibert Hall at the beginning of each semester. Reservations for indoor and outdoor

facilities can be made by contacting the Office of Campus Recreation.

Samford University IDs are required to use all recreational facilities after 4 p.m. during weekdays and during open

hours on weekends. Random inspection of IDs is made to ensure that only Samford students, faculty, staff, and

immediate family members are using the facilities. Please cooperate when asked to produce your ID card. Those who

do not produce a valid ID card will be asked to leave.

Pete Hanna Center houses the Thomas E. and Marla H. Corts Arena, which hosts volleyball and men's and women's

basketball teams, graduation, and special events. The student fitness/weight room, athletics administrative offices,

athletic training, varsity athletics weight room, and varsity locker facilities are located in Pete Hanna Center.

Campus Recreation

The Department of Campus Recreation offers competitive and recreational intramural activities, outdoor recreation

activities, club sports, fitness programs and the Alpine Tower climbing experience, as well as coordinating hours of

operation for Seibert Hall , Bashinsky Fieldhouse, and the Pete Hanna Fitness Center. Campus Recreation also oversees

the intramural field facility which is located across the street behind Homewood High School. The intramural field

facility provides students with access to two grass fields, a beach volleyball court, outdoor basketball court, and

pavilion/cook-out area. In addition to the intramural field facility, students will also have the opportunity to utilize the

Samford Track and Field complex during open track hours. Access to these areas is only available during approved

times of use. Programs are open to current Samford University students, faculty, staff and their spouses, provided the

spouse accompanies them and has a driver’s license.

Participation in campus recreation activities at Samford is purely voluntary, and individuals participate at their own

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