January 25, 2013 – The exciting conclusion of Thursday’s Howard Payne University Lady Jackets basketball game against Concordia University Texas was featured on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” segment “Top Ten Plays” Thursday evening, coming in at number 10.
HPU’s Tresta Donahoo, a junior from Early, made the final shot as time expired in overtime to give the Lady Jackets a 79-77 victory over visiting Concordia.
HPU student Molly Marriott, a senior from Corpus Christi, captured video footage of the game-winning play. Eric Villy, a senior from Paradise, shared the video with ESPN via Twitter, resulting in its airing on the national sports program. In addition, a number of Yellow Jacket fans shared their excitement on Twitter, Facebook and other social media networks.
Infomation provided by HPU athletics department.