Kris Ruffo earns 300th overall career victory
Kris Ruffo, head coach of Palm Beach State College’s women’s basketball team, earned her 300th overall career win Jan. 11 when she led the panthers to victory against southern conference rival St. Petersburg 70-57. To date, she has achieved 106 wins as head coach at Palm Beach State.
The team is currently #4 in the Florida College System Activities Association rankings and #17 in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll. Ruffo has taken her teams to the FCSAA “Elite 8” of the State tournament three of the past five years and gone to the “Final Four” twice. Ruffo is currently in her 6th season at the helm of the Palm Beach State Women’s Basketball Program.
Prior to her arrival to the Lake Worth campus, Ruffo spent five years at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo, where her Knights posted an overall record of 82-55 and a conference record of 54-26.
For more on Ruffo, recent game highlights and news on featured players, watch the Women’s Basketball “Panther Bites” episode 1 below.