Liberty forward Tresor Mbuyu has been selected as the ASUN Co-Player of the Week for games played Aug. 27-Sept. 2. The senior shares the weekly honor with Stetson forward Elvis Menayese. Mbuyu becomes the first player in program history to be named ASUN Player of the Week.
Mbuyu netted three goals, his first career hat trick, and added an assist for seven points in Liberty's 5-0 win at VMI, last Tuesday. Both were career highs for the senior. Previously, the forward's career game highs were two goals twice (at USC Upstate, 9/2/17 & UNC Asheville 10/7/17) and five points (UNC Asheville 10/7/17).
The Charlotte, N.C. native netted all of his three goals during the first half on six shots, becoming the first Liberty player to score three goals and have seven points in a game since Aug. 30, 2016. Jovanni Chavez accomplished the feat in a 5-2 victory at VMI.
Mbuyu enters Liberty's match at ETSU this afternoon as the ASUN leader in goals (3), points (8) and shots taken (12).
Mbuyu and the Flames (2-1) complete a three-game road swing, the longest for the team this season, today at ETSU. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Field in Johnson City, Tenn.