CRESSON, PA - The Mount Aloysius College men's soccer team got their season off to a strong start with a 7-0 win over Penn State-Greater Allegheny at home on Friday afternoon in non-conference action.
Sophomore Patrick Chea (pictured right) netted a hat trick to lead the Mount. Molia Sesay added two goals, and freshmen Kevin Ouellette and Jim Smith each recorded one goal. Winston Crozier, John Ouellette, Claudio Vietti and Austin Old all registered one assist.
Smith got things started for the Mounties in the 14th minute. After drawing a foul inside the box, he was successful on a PK attempt. Chea and Sesay added one goal apeice as the home team took a 3-0 lead into the half.
The Mounties outshot the visitors by a margin of 34-1 and had an 8-1 advantage in corners.
Freshmen goalkeepers Justin Hann and Sebastian Fountain split time in net in recording the shutout.
Men's soccer returns to action tomorrow evening when they travel to Washington & Jefferson. Game is set to begin at 6 p.m.