Women's Basketball closes out 2016 with a win

Women's Basketball closes out 2016 with a win

OCALA--The College of Central Florida women's basketball team rolled to a win over Indian River State College in their final game of 2016.

The Lady Patriots went into half up 30-24 before pulling away with a 66-53 victory over the Pioneers on Monday night at Patriot Gym. CF forced 25 turnovers and held the Pioneers to just 34 percent from the field.

Shambria Washington and Amanda Melosky led the Lady Patriot offense, each putting up 16 points.  Shakkari Mack put up a season-high 14 points and seven rebounds, while Nicola Mathews dished out nine assists in the win.

The Lady Patriots will return to the court in January, but the men have one more game on tap before 2016 comes to a close. They will host Hillsborough Community College on New Year's Eve at 4 p.m.