- Published: 19 December 2014
The Avila University Eagles won their first Heart of America Athletic Conference game of the year by defeating Peru State 69-65 in overtime on Saturday, Dec. 13. The host Bobcats’ Shelbie Hess (Phoenix) hit a trey on an assist from Sydney Wilkinson (St. Joseph, Mo.) with ten seconds left in the game to force overtime with the visiting Eagles. The game ended 60-60 in regulation. In the OT, Avila outscored the ‘Cats 9-5 to grab the win.