Converse student athlete honor roll

Conference Carolinas released its Presidential Honor Roll presented by Southern Recognition LLC. Each semester, this Presidential Honor recognizes student-athletes who achieve a grade-point-average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. For Spring 2020, Converse College was represented by a total of 156 student-athletes. The Women's Soccer Team led the way for the Valkyries' 13...
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Taylor Woolard Converse

Converse College has selected Taylor Woolard as the head coach for the Valkyries women’s lacrosse team. Woolard comes to Converse from Earlham College (Richmond, Indiana), where she most recently served as the assistant coach. “We are very fortunate to have found someone with Taylor’s knowledge of and passion for women’s lacrosse. She is committed to…
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Converse soccer Rob Miller

Converse College has selected Rob Miller as the head coach for the Valkyries’ inaugural men’s soccer team. Miller comes to Converse from Truett McConnell University, where he currently serves as the head coach and has coached for the last five years. “Rob Miller brings a wealth of experience and a level of passion for men’s…
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Converse athletics Valkyries

Alexis Forbes ’22 of the Converse College acrobatics and tumbling team has been named to the 2020 NCATA All-Academic Team as announced by the league today. In addition, 10 other Valkyries were listed on the 2020 NCATA Academic Honor Roll. Alexis is a repeat selection on the NCATA All-Academic Team in 2020. The junior currently…
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Esports Converse

Converse College announces its inaugural Esports athletics program, with the anticipation that the full Valkyries Esports team will be recruited for fall 2021. The Esports team will be one of two co-educational teams across the roster of Converse athletics. “The addition of Esports will encourage talented students to consider Converse as their college home,” said…
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Randy Loggins Converse Athletics

Converse College announces it has hired Randy Loggins as the Valkyries’ Deputy Director of Athletics. Loggins joins the Converse athletics staff after spending the last thirteen years at Tusculum University, where he held several positions, most recently as the Associate Athletic Director of Operations. “By bringing Randy to Converse, we are adding depth to our…
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Converse basketball

Converse College has selected Ryan Saunders as the head coach for the Valkyries’ inaugural men’s basketball team. Saunders comes to Converse from Belmont Abbey College, where he currently serves as the associate head coach and has coached for the last five years. He began his career at Barry University. During his time at Belmont Abbey,...
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Converse Valkyries new tennis coach 2020

Converse College Athletic Director Jenn Bell is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Poda as the next head coach of the Valkyries tennis team. Poda will coach both the women and the recently announced men’s team. “We are very excited to have Alex join our staff,” said Bell. “He brings a wealth of knowledge…
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In a highly anticipated next step following the decision to add an undergraduate co-educational college, Converse announces its lineup of inaugural men’s NCAA Division II athletic teams for the 2021-2022 academic year. Converse is home to the only NCAA Division II athletic teams in Spartanburg. The men’s teams currently planned for the 2021-2022 academic year…
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Steffi kong Converse Tennis

Psychology and Biochemistry major, and tennis player Steffi Kong ’20 (Nisbet Honors) 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…
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