Tresor Mbuyu recorded the first hat trick of his career in a 5-0 win at VMI, Tuesday.
Liberty forward Tresor Mbuyu scored the first three goals of the contest, as the Flames overwhelmed the VMI Keydets 5-0 Tuesday afternoon at Patchin Field. All three of the senior's goals came in the first half.
The Flames outshot the Keydets, 19-4, in the contest in recording their first shutout of 2018. Liberty moves to 2-0 on the year, while VMI drops to 0-2.
Scoring Summary 6' – LIBERTY – Tresor Mbuyu (Assisted by Nico Bellarde) 20' – LIBERTY – Tresor Mbuyu (Assisted by Kevin Mendoza, Rigo Rojas) 36' – LIBERTY – Tresor Mbuyu (Unassisted) 60' – LIBERTY – Matthew Zaczyk (Assisted by Tresor Mbuyu) 85' – LIBERTY – Shane Geisler (Assisted by Jack Worth)
Turning Point After taking a quick 1-0 lead on Mbuyu's first goal of the game during the sixth minute, Rigo Rojas lofted a pass into the 18-yard box which ended up on the foot of Mbuyu. The senior then ripped a shot into the right side of the net for 2-0 advantage during the 20th minute.
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Up Next Liberty travels to Orlando, Fla., for a match against the UCF Knights on Friday. Match time at UCF Soccer Complex is scheduled for 7 p.m.