2018-19 Converse Women's Basketball News

  • Hill Named Academic All Conference
    March 01, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. - Junior guard Dominique Hill of the Converse College basketball team has been named Academic All-Conference as announced by the league today.
  • Riggen's Career High Not Enough as Converse Falls to Lees-McRae in Season Finale
    February 27, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior guard Tiffani Riggen saved her best game for last, scoring a career-high 26 points while setting a school record by hitting eight three-pointers, but it was not enough as the Converse basketball team dropped its season finale to Lees-McRae by the final of 75-70 on Tuesday evening.
  • Valkyries Lose Early Lead In Loss to Emmanuel
    February 23, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College basketball team let a 34-28 halftime lead slip away in the second half, eventually falling to visiting Emmanuel College on Saturday afternoon inside the Weisiger Center.
  • Converse Basketball to Host Annual Alumnae Appreciation Game
    February 21, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Converse College’s basketball team will host its annual Alumnae Appreciation Game on Saturday, February 23 when the Valkyries take on Emmanuel (Ga.) at 2 p.m. inside the Weisiger Center.
  • Converse Drops Pivotal Conference Game Versus King
    February 20, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Sophomor Nigeria Davis (Newberry, S.C.) led the Valkyries with 17 points on the night and finished as the third-highest scorer among all players as the Converse College basketball team dropped a league match-up to King University on Wednesday, February 20.
  • Valkyries Unable to Take Down Mount Olive
    February 17, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College basketball team had a tough home loss against the Mount Olive Trojans.
  • Valkyries Drop Heartbreaker to Belmont Abbey
    February 13, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College basketball team had its five game win streaked snapped at the hands of Belmont Abbey on Wednesday evening.
  • Hill's Late Game Heroics Leads Converse Basketball to Program Record Fifth Consecutive Win
    February 09, 2019
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – Junior guard Dominique Hill (Elgin, S.C.) came up with a huge steal and fastbreak layup with less than 30 seconds to play, giving the Converse basketball team its first and only lead of the game, allowing the Valkyries to win their program-record fifth game in row after beating North Greenville 49-47 on Saturday evening.
  • Valkyries Set Record For Wins In a Season With Victory Over Southern Wesleyan
    February 06, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior forward Abigail Lewis (Savannah, Ga.) erupted for a season-high 26 points to go along with nine rebounds to help propel the Converse basketball team to its fourth-straight win, defeating Southern Wesleyan by the final of 67-60 on Wednesday evening.
  • Davis' Impressive Week Earns Player of the Week Honors
    February 04, 2019
    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 Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, the Conference announced today.
  • Converse Runs Winning Streak to Three With Road Win at Lees-McRae
    February 02, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Sophomore forward Nigeria Davis (Newberry, S.C.) capped off a sensational week with her seventh double-double of the season, scoring 18 points and grabbing 18 boards, to help lead the Converse basketball team to its third consecutive win, taking care of Lees-McRae, 68-60, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Davis Leads Converse to Crucial Win at Southern Wesleyan
    January 30, 2019
    CENTRAL, S.C. – Sophomore forward Nigeria Davis (Newberry, S.C.) posted a game-high 23 points to go along with 9 rebounds to help the Converse basketball team collect a pivotal conference road win at Southern Wesleyan on Wednesday evening inside Tysinger Gymnasium.
  • Valkyries Take Non Conference Battle at Mars Hill
    January 28, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Converse College basketball team stepped out of conference on Monday afternoon, defeating Mars Hill University by the final of 74-54 inside Burt Stanford Arena.
  • Converse Falls to Barton In Conference Action
    January 21, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A valiant effort by the Converse basketball team came up just short on Monday evening as the Valkyries dropped a hard-fought 82-71 contest against Barton inside the Weisiger Center.
  • Valkyries Fall to Fleet in Overtime Despite Davis' Monster Game
    January 19, 2019
    DUE WEST, S.C. – Sophomore forward Nigeria Davis (Newberry, S.C.) produced a monstrous game with 29 points and 16 rebounds Saturday afternoon against Erskine College, but it was not enough as the Valkyries dropped a heartbreaking 81-72 decision in overtime to the Flying Fleet.
  • Nardella's Career High Not Enough as Converse Falls at Belmont Abbey
    January 16, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – An impressive second half by the Converse basketball team came up just short on Wednesday evening as the Valkyries were defeated 91-82 by Belmont Abbey in Conference Carolinas action.
  • Valkyries Snap Losing Streak With Dominate Win Over Bluefield St.
    January 12, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior Abigail Lewis (Savannah, Ga.) poured in season-highs of 24 points and nine rebounds to help the Converse basketball team snap a six-game skid on Saturday afternoon against Bluefield St.
  • Late Push Not Enough As Converse Falls At Mount Olive
    January 08, 2019
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Converse basketball team made a late push, but came up just short of a conference win, falling 78-69 to Mount Olive on Tuesday evening inside Kornegay Arena.
  • Valkyries Can't Hold Halftime Lead In Loss to King
    January 05, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Converse College basketball team put together a good showing, but was unable to come away with a pivotal Conference Carolinas road win, falling to King University on Saturday afternoon.
  • McMillian's Double-Double Not Enough as Converse Falls to North Greenville
    January 02, 2019
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Freshman guard Alexis McMillian (Bishopville, S.C.) recorded her first career double-double, registering 14 points to go along with 10 boards, but it was not enough as the Converse basketball team dropped a hard-fought 72-67 battle against North Greenville on Wednesday evening.
  • Basketball Unable to Overcome Slow Start In Loss to Barton
    December 17, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – The Converse College basketball team put together a solid effort but came up on the short end of a 79-58 score against Barton on Monday evening.
  • Basketball Adds Hardin to Recruiting Class
    December 11, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Head basketball coach Dean Walsh has announced the signing of Lindsey Hardin for the 2019 recruiting class.
  • Valiant Effort Comes Up Short as Converse Falls to Limestone
    December 08, 2018
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Converse College basketball team was downed by Limestone College on Saturday afternoon inside the Timken Center.
  • Mother Nature Alters Basketball Schedule
    December 07, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C.- Due to inclement weather projected for the Upstate area, tomorrow’s basketball contest at Limestone has been altered.
  • Basketball Suffers Setback to Emmanuel
    December 04, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Converse (5-2, 1-2 CC) basketball team dropped its Conference Carolinas road opener versus Emmanuel (6-2, 2-0 CC) on Tuesday evening inside Williamson Arena by the final of 72-50.
  • Converse Evens Conference Record With Thrilling 77-71 Win Over Erskine
    December 01, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Sophomore guard Ashley Sides (Gaffney, S.C.) drained a deep three with 1:32 remaining on the fourth quarter clock to give the Converse (5-1, 1-1 CC) basketball team a thrilling 77-71 win over visiting Erskine (2-6, 0-2 CC) College on Saturday afternoon inside the Weisiger Center.
  • Converse Opens Conference Play With Loss to Limestone
    November 28, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Converse College (4-1, 0-1 CC) basketball team opened up Conference Carolinas play with a 91-66 loss to Limestone (2-4, 1-0 CC) on Wednesday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium.
  • Basketball Runs Win Streak to Four With 66-63 Win at Bluefield State
    November 24, 2018
    BLUEFIELD, W. Va. – After a one-week hiatus in action, the Converse (4-0) basketball team took to the road for the first time this season to face Bluefield State (3-3) on Saturday afternoon.
  • Valkyries Off to Best Start in Program History With 77-62 Win Over Piedmont International
    November 17, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior forward Abigail Lewis tallied 20 points to go with nine rebounds, while Nigeria Davis recorded her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds, leading the Converse basketball team to its first-ever 3-0 start with a 77-62 win over Piedmont International on Saturday afternoon at the Weisiger Center.
  • Sides Career High Leads Converse to Route of Regent
    November 16, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Sophomore shooting guard Ashley Sides poured in a career high 21 points, including five shots from downtown to lead the Converse (2-0) basketball team to a convincing 97-42 win over Regent University (0-2) on Friday evening inside Hannah Gymnasium.
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