MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Florida Tech women’s basketball team (8-6, 2-1) retaliated with a 68-61 decision defeating Nova Southeastern (7-6, 0-2) earlier today
in Sunshine State Conference action at the Clemente Center.
The Panthers and the Sharks knot up throughout the first half heading into the half-time break tied 24-24. Tech coming back from the break played tougher
and wiser downing the Sharks by almost doubling their halftime score grabbing 44 more points to take the victory.
Junior guard Jen Tamilio (Salem, Mass.) paced Tech hitting the first bucket in the second period pushing them ahead by two and Tech never looked back.
Tamilio finished with the game high 20 points and had five rebounds, and four assists. Junior center Danise Fequiere (Miami, Florida) added 16 points and
game high nine rebounds and three blocks. Junior guard Danielle Vaugh totaled 15 points, 2 assists and three steals.
Panther Head Coach John Reynolds was able to empty the bench showing Tech’s depth allowing each player to see at least three or minutes on the court.
Nova Southeastern’s Katie Cloud showed the top performance for the Sharks with 19 points while Missy Guadigninio added 15 points.