2017-18 Converse Field Hockey News

  • Montes-Nino Selected For Peruvian National Team
    April 06, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Graduate student Marina Montes-Nino of the Converse Field Hockey Team has been chosen to play on the Peruvian National Team during the pre-selection stage of the Pan-Am games in 2019.
  • Converse Tabs Valerie Clarke As Head Field Hockey Coach
    February 20, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Athletic Director Joy Couch and the Converse College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Valerie Clarke as the new head coach for the Valkyries Field Hockey Team.
  • Field Hockey Wins Season Finale Behind Montes-Nino's Hat Trick
    November 02, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Playing in the final game of the season for the Converse College (5-11) field hockey team, Marina Montes-Nino went out in style, recording her second-career hat-trick, including the game-winning goal in overtime, to lift the Valkyries to a 3-2 win over Queens (N.C.) (6-11) on Thursday afternoon at Spartan High.
  • Petitto Earns Synapse Sports Honorable Mention Nod
    November 01, 2017
    ANNAPOLIS, MD. – Converse Field Hockey’s Ciriaca Petitto has been selected as an honorable-mention by Synapse Sports during the weekly announcements for Players-of-the-Week as announced by the league today.
  • Valkyries Continue Hot Streak With 3-2 Win Over Molloy
    October 29, 2017
    SEAFORD, N.Y. – The Converse College (4-11) field hockey team downed the Molloy (0-18) Lions for the second time this year on Sunday afternoon at Cedar Creek Park.
  • Field Hockey Downs St. Thomas Aquinas In Overtime
    October 27, 2017
    SPARKILL, N.Y. – Freshman midfielder Maddison Conlon notched her first-career game-winning goal in the 84th minute of action to lift the Converse College (3-11) field hockey team over St. Thomas Aquinas (6-11) by the final of 2-1 on Friday evening.
  • Converse Field Hockey To Be Highlighted By USA Field Hockey
    October 26, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Each week, USA Field Hockey highlights some of the top college games in Division I, II, and III.
  • Converse Drops 3-2 Decision to Queens
    October 21, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Converse College (2-11) field hockey team had its two-game win streak snapped at the hands of Queens (N.C.) (6-9) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Montes-Nino's Hat Trick Lifts Converse Over Newberry
    October 12, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Freshman forward Marina Montes-Nino recorded her first-career hat trick and added an assist as the Converse (2-10) field hockey team won its second-consecutive game, taking down Newberry (5-8) on Thursday evening at Spartan High.
  • Montes-Nino and Samsi Lead Field Hockey to Program's First Victory
    October 08, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Forwards Marina-Montes Nino and Flore Samsi posted two goals and an assist each to help guide the Converse College (1-10) field hockey team to its first ever win as a program, taking down the visiting Lions of Molloy College (0-12) on Sunday afternoon at Spartanburg High Field.
  • Valkyries Blanked by Bellarmine
    October 07, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College (0-10) field hockey team was defeated 3-0 by Bellarmine (5-8) University on Saturday afternoon at Spartan High.
  • Field Hockey Falls to Limestone
    October 04, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College (0-9) field hockey team dropped a 4-0 decision to nationally ninth-ranked Limestone College (10-0) on Wednesday evening at Spartan High.
  • Field Hockey Falls at Mercyhurst
    October 01, 2017
    ERIE, PA. – The Converse College (0-8) field hockey team fell 6-2 to the Mercyhurst (5-5) Lakers on Sunday afternoon on Tulio Field.
  • Field Hockey Comes Up Short Against Seton Hill
    September 29, 2017
    GREENSBURG, PA. – Following a two-week hiatus in action, the Converse College (0-7) field hockey team took to the field on Friday afternoon and came up on the losing end of a 5-1 decision at the hands of Seton Hill University (3-6).
  • Converse Field Hockey Loses to Transylvania
    September 15, 2017
    LEXINGTON, KY. – The Converse (0-6) Field Hockey team fell 1-0 at the hands of the Transylvania Pioneers on Friday evening.
  • Valkyries Upended By Newberry, 4-2
    September 13, 2017
    NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Converse College (0-5) Field Hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision to the Newberry Wolves (3-2) on Wednesday evening.
  • Converse Falls 2-0 to Belmont Abbey
    September 09, 2017
    BELMONT, N.C. – Playing Belmont Abbey for the second time in five days, the Converse College Field Hockey team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Crusaders on Saturday morning at Alumni Field.
  • Valkyries Drop Heartbreaker to Belmont Abbey
    September 04, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College field hockey team dropped a tough 2-1 contest at the hands of Belmont Abbey College on Monday evening at Spartan High School.
  • Valkyries Fall to Seton Hill: Samsi Records Program's First Goal
    September 03, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Converse College Field Hockey team opened the home portion of its 2017 schedule with a tough 3-1 loss at the hands of Seton Hill on Sunday afternoon.
  • Converse Field Hockey Falls To Limestone In Program Opener
    August 31, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Converse Field Hockey team took the field for the first time in program history on Thursday, August 31, but were upended 8-0 by the Limestone Saints.
  • Converse Field Hockey Set For Inaugural Season
    August 21, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.- Head coach Kelsey Lovelace and the Converse College Field Hockey team have announced the schedule for its inaugural campaign.