Vs. Florida Gulf Coast (2/14/03)
Converse struggled in 40 minutes of play as their opponent Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) rallied in points. The All-Stars lost 50-90, as they fell to 2-18 for the season.
In the first half of play, FGCU jumped to a 8-0 lead. The All-Stars seemed rattled as they went 0-5 from the floor until Melissa Ballard sank a 3 ptr. with 15:49 left on the clock. Scoring slowly, the half ended at 15-43 with a 28-point deficit. The All-Stars only connected for 6-of-22 fg (27%) as FGCU shot 17-of-35 (49%) from the floor.
Again starting slowly, 8:22 ran off the clock before Ballard hit a jumper to make the score 17-52. With several defensive stops, Converse could not use it to their advantage as turnovers hindered their comeback, and FGCU ran up the score.
Converse ended the game with 21 turnovers, but improved their shooting to 46% in the second half and 39% for the game. Lindsey Parker added another double double for the season as she scored 18 points and pulled 10 rebounds, while Ballard added 16 points. Robyn Swain who contributed 16 points and 14 rebounds led FGCU.
Vs. Nova Southeastern (2/15/03)
Converse awaited tip-off with ambitions to silence the celebration of senior Day for Nova Southeastern. Starting strong, Nova jumped to a 6-0 lead until Converse took pride and tied the score at 14 with 14:46 remaining in the first half. Nova then went on an 8-0 to increase the lead and end the half 52-28.
The second half was much like the first as rebounds and turnovers determined the game. Nova had a total of 12 turnovers while the All-Stars committed 20 as Nova scored 23 points from those turnovers, and seal the 97-63 victory over the All-Stars.
Converse had three players in double figures, Sophie Hofferberth with 13, Sarah Rowan and Melissa Ballard both added 12.