2017-18 Converse Women's Basketball News

  • Basketball Adds To Already Stout Recruiting Class
    June 05, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Head coach Dean Walsh of the Converse Basketball team has announced late signees to what is already a stout recruiting class.
  • James Earns Conference Carolinas All-Conference Nod
    March 01, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Junior guard Brianna James has been named to the 2018 Conference Carolinas All-Conference Second Team as announced by the league office today.
  • Hill and Johnson Named Academic All Conference
    February 23, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2017-18 Men's and Women's Basketball Academic All-Conference Teams.
  • Converse Drops Season Finale to Limestone on Senior Night
    February 23, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (9-19, 5-14 CC) basketball team dropped its season finale to the visiting Limestone (23-4, 18-2 CC) Saints on Friday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Strong Second Half Not Enough as Converse Falls to Barton
    February 20, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (9-18, 5-14) basketball team pushed Barton (20-7, 15-4) to the limit on Tuesday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium, but fell to the Bulldogs by the final of 59-46.
  • Basketball Drops Conference Game to Mount Olive
    February 17, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (9-17, 5-13 CC) basketball team dropped a home conference game to Mount Olive (11-15, 9-9 CC) by the final of 83-55 on Saturday afternoon inside the Weisiger Center.
  • James' Double-Double Not Enough as Valkyries Lose to Lees-McRae, 82-69
    February 14, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Converse (9-16, 5-12 CC) basketball team fell 82-69 to Lees-McRae (104-14, 7-11 CC) on Wednesday evening inside Williams Gymnasium.
  • Valkyries Pick Up Key Win Against Erskine
    February 10, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (9-15, 5-11 CC) College basketball team captured a close 59-51 victory over visiting Erskine (4-18, 3-13 CC) College on Saturday afternoon inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Valkyries to Host "Red Game" Versus Erskine
    February 07, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College basketball team will hold its annual Substance Abuse Awareness Game on Saturday, February 10 when it plays host to the Erskine Flying Fleet
  • Cold Shooting Plagues Valkyries In Loss to Emmanuel
    February 06, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. – The Converse (8-15, 4-11 CC) basketball team dropped an 80-60 decision at the hands of Emmanuel (13-7, 8-6 CC) College on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Basketball Falls at Belmont Abbey
    February 03, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Converse (8-14, 4-10) College basketball team dropped a tough 79-71 decision at the hands of Belmont Abbey on Saturday evening.
  • Converse Falls at Mount Olive, 98-66
    January 31, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. -  The Converse (8-13, 4-9 CC) basketball suffered a 98-66 loss at the hands of Mount Olive (9-13, 7-7 CC) on Wednesday evening inside Kornegay Arena.
  • Valkyries Produce Scoring Frenzy In Defeat of North Greenville
    January 27, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Junior forward Abigail Lewis poured in a game-high 27 points and nine rebounds to help lead the Converse (8-12, 4-8 CC) basketball team to a pivotal conference win over North Greenville (4-15, 3-9 CC) on Saturday afternoon inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • James' Late Free Throws Lifts Valkyries Over Southern Wesleyan
    January 26, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Junior guard Brianna James knocked down a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left on the clock and the Converse (7-12, 3-8 CC) basketball team played tough defense en route to a come-from-behind 79-78 win over Southern Wesleyan (5-13, 4-8 CC) on Friday evening.
  • Daddy/Daughter and Pink Game Scheduled for Converse Basketball This Weekend
    January 24, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Head coach Dean Walsh and the Converse basketball team have announced several events for the upcoming weekend slate of games.
  • James Posts Monster Double-Double In Loss to King
    January 20, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Junior guard Brianna James set a new personal and school record of 36 points to go along with 15 rebounds but it was not enough as the Converse (6-12, 2-8 CC) basketball team dropped a tough 76-68 contest to King (8-9, 5-5 CC) on Saturday afternoon inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Lewis' Double-Double Not Enough as Converse Falls to Belmont Abbey
    January 15, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Junior Abigail Lewis posted her first double-double of the season after obtaining game-highs in points (22) and rebounds (15), but it was not enough as the Converse (6-11, 2-7 CC) basketball team dropped a hard-fought contest to Belmont Abbey (11-5, 8-1 CC) on Monday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Converse Falls to Limestone, 72-48
    January 10, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Converse (6-10, 2-6 CC) basketball team fell to the Limestone (12-3, 7-1 CC) Saints by the final of 72-48 on Wednesday evening inside the Timken Center.
  • Valkyries Edged by North Greenville
    January 06, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Converse (5-9, 1-5 CC) basketball team fell to North Greenville (3-9, 2-4 CC) by the final of 77-73 on Friday evening inside Hayes Gymnasium.
  • Valkyries End Losing Skid With Dominant Performance Against SWU
    January 06, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – Sophomore guard Tatum Boggs posted a career-high 24 points to help the Converse (6-9, 2-5 CC) basketball team snap a five-game losing skid as well as earn its first road win of the season after defeating Southern Wesleyan (3-9, 2-4 CC) on Saturday afternoon inside Tysinger Gymnasium.
  • Converse Suffers Tough Loss at Erskine
    January 02, 2018
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The Converse (5-8, 1-4 CC) basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 61-59 conference contest to Erskine (4-7, 3-2 CC) on Tuesday evening.
  • Valkyries Fall at Barton for Third Straight Loss
    December 16, 2017
    WILSON, N.C. – The Converse (5-7, 1-3 CC) basketball team suffered a 103-53 conference loss at the hands of the Barton (5-5, 2-2 CC) Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon inside Wilson Gymnasium.
  • Valkyries Basketball Making Noise In Statistical Rankings
    December 12, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – After a successful start to the 2017-18 season the Converse basketball team has seen its hard work paying off as several members, as well as the team itself, are highlighted in national statistical categories.
  • Converse Drops Road Contest At King
    December 10, 2017
    BRISTOL, TENN. – Junior guard Brianna James poured in a game-high 33 points but it was not enough as the Converse (5-6, 1-2 CC) basketball team dropped a 92-83 decision at King (4-4, 2-1 CC) University on Sunday afternoon inside the Student Center Complex.
  • Contest At King Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather
    December 08, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Due to inclement weather in the Western portion of North Carolina into Tennessee, the basketball game scheduled for Saturday, December 9 between Converse and King (Tenn.) has been rescheduled.
  • Valkyries Drop Non-Conference Contest to Lander
    December 04, 2017
    GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Converse (5-5) basketball team dropped a non-conference contest to Lander (6-2) on Monday evening inside Finis Horne Arena.
  • Valkyries Overcome Huge Deficit to Defeat Lees-McRae
    December 02, 2017
    Down by as many as 22 points in the second half, the Converse (5-4, 1-1 CC) College basketball team showed extreme grit and determination on its way to the biggest comeback in school history, taking down the Bobcats of Lees-McRae (2-4, 1-1 CC) by a score of 96-90 in overtime on Saturday afternoon inside Hannah Gymnasium.  
  • Converse Drops Conference Opener to Emmanuel, 88-69
    November 28, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (4-4, 0-1 CC) basketball team opened its conference slate with an 88-69 loss at the hands of Emmanuel (Ga.) (4-1, 2-0 CC) on Tuesday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium. The Lions knocked down 13 shots from behind the arc to earn the Conference Carolinas victory.
  • Converse Falls at Home to Winston-Salem
    November 26, 2017
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse (4-3) basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end on Sunday afternoon, falling to the visiting Rams of Winston-Salem State by the final of 85-73 inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Davis Named Conference Carolinas Women's Hoops Player of the Week
    November 20, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Converse College forward Nigeria Davis has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 13-19, the Conference announced today.
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