Palm Beach State's Ruffo Gets 300th Career Win
January 15, 2014
Palm Beach State women's basketball coach Kris Ruffo collected her 300th career victory Saturday, Jan. 11th on the road with a 70-57 win over St. Petersburg. The Panthers, ranked 16th nationally, started slow as they trailed at the half 32-26. Palm Beach State finally caught the host school with about 14 minutes to go in the game and then completely dominated the last 12 minutes extending their lead to 19 points. Ashley Jones came up with her 10th double - double of the year with 27 points and 12 rebounds while Tashi Thompson collected 17 and Alana Arias had 10. In addition, steady point guard Veronica Ryan dished off for 9 assists with only 1 turnover.
The Panthers moved their record to 15-3 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Conference.