Alvey Hat Trick Lifts DBU Men’s Soccer Past Southwest Baptist

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Junior forward Riley Alvey recorded the program’s first hat trick since being reinstated in 2012 to lead DBU to a 3-2 win over Southwest Baptist at SBU Soccer Field on Saturday afternoon. The Patriots surrendered a goal midway through the first half, and the Bearcats took a 1-0 lead into half time. Alvey came out in the second half and scored all three goals. His first two were unassisted, and Nathan McBride provided the assist on the third.

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DBU held off a late comeback after allowing a goal to junior midfielder Hunter McRoberts in the 68th minute that cut the Patriot lead to one goal. Junior goalkeeper Mason Stringer made four saves on the day.

1 – Alvey enjoyed his first multi-goal game against SBU.
19 – With the hat trick, Alvey increases his career point total to 19.
11 – Alvey completed the hat trick in just 11 minutes.