Steffi kong Converse Tennis

Psychology and Biochemistry major, and tennis player Steffi Kong ’20 has been named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The conference office made the official announcement on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. A senior from Singapore, Kong won both of her singles matches at No. 1 singles last week in straight sets. She…
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Nigeria Davis ’21 has been selected as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Davis averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds per game last week for Converse. The junior forward from Newberry, S.C. shot an impressive 70.4 percent (19-of-27) from the…
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Lisa Studstill ’20 has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Swimmer of the Week. The league office made the official announcement on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. A senior out of Decatur, Ga., Studstill claimed four first-place finishes for Converse in a tri-meet with Chowan and Mars Hill. Individually, Studstill picked up top honors in…
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The Converse College tennis team was selected as the winner of a $500 Intercollegiate Tennis Association grant. The Valkyries, who completed more than 50 hours of community service in the month of October, were entered into a drawing with various other members of the ITA. Converse was randomly selected among all programs who completed at…
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Conference Carolinas logo

The Converse College Valkyries is celebrating 13 individuals who made the prestigious Fall Academic All-Conference by Conference Carolinas list. Soccer led the way with eight individuals, while volleyball and cross country added four and one student-athletes, respectively. Congratulations to the following students: Cross Country Abigail Jolley Soccer A.C. Albritton Jade Berwager Isabelle Fangman Gianna Mancinelli…
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Biology student Elizabeth Yohe ’22 has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. This is her first time earning the award while at Converse. The league office made the official announcement on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. A defensive specialist, Yohe averaged an impressive 7.63 digs per set in two Converse…
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2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award logo

A total of 41 student-athletes from the Converse College Athletic Department were recipients of the 2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award. In total, there were 11,660 student-athletes from 185 institutions across Division II recognized for the prestigious award. Conference Carolinas made up 493 of those student-athletes. The D2 ADA made…
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Schedule of soccer events

Director of Athletics Jennifer Bell announced on Tuesday, Aug. 13 that Scott Fogarty has been named the newest coach of the Converse College soccer program. Fogarty brings a wealth of knowledge to the Purple and Gold and will look to hit the ground running with preseason just around the corner. “We are more than excited…
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Photos of new field hockey recruits

Head field hockey coach Valerie Clarke is pleased to announce the arrival of 13 new members to the Valkyries team for the 2019 season. With a total roster of 18 players, Clarke has put together the largest team in the brief three-year history of the program. Clarke has put together the largest team in the…
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Photo of Morgan Rulevich

Converse College Director of Athletics Jennifer Bell is pleased to announce the hiring of Morgan Rulevich as the head coach of the Valkyries swimming team. “We are thrilled to have Morgan join our staff as our next swim coach,” Bell said. “Her experience as a student-athlete at the University of North Carolina – Asheville will…
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