Location: Spartanburg, SC

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Conference Carolinas

Major sports: swimming, basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, equestrian


Comment: As we’ve seen I’m a sucker for team nicknames that combine my passion for college sports with my passion for mythology so this institution’s teams were a natural for this blog! Valkyries is one incredibly cool nickname and you can insert your own Wagner (Or Apocalypse Now) joke here.  


The 20 Coolest-Named JUCO Sports Teams:

For Cool-Named Teams that weren’t on that Top 20 List click here:

For the NCAA Division 3′s Coolest-Named Teams click here:      

 For the NAIA edition of The 20 Coolest College Sports Teams You May Never Have Heard Of click here: 

 For The 20 Coolest College Sports Logos click here: 

 For The 20 Coolest Football Helmets In NCAA Division 3 click here:    

 For the 20 Coolest-Named Sports Teams In NCAA Division 2 click here:  

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  1. Orfeo

    Valkyries is a perfect name! I can’t believe a WNBA team doesn’t use that!

  2. Go Valkyries! I want my daughter to play here now!

  3. I would love to play for the Valkyries! !

  4. Sassy and tough! GO Valkyries!

  5. I found a new favorite team! Go Valkyries!


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