Ruth Elliott

 

Ruth Elliott

High School: Huntingburg 1926

College: CHICAGO NORMAL

Inducted 2005

Known as Huntingburg's Super Cage Star ... scored 34 points in a game in 1926 ... scored 243 points during the first 12 games of the season, averaging over 20 points per game, which was 18 points more than the total of all the opposing teams combined ...a newspaper account indicated that she was a 'star among stars' and 'she has no peer in southern Indiana or the rest of the state for that matter, when it comes to the main object of the young game, throwing the ball through the iron hoop' ... attended Chicago Normal School of P.E. in 1927... scarlet fever took her out of college.

Ruth Elliott


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