Wells records hat trick in road win

Wells records hat trick in road win

THE FACTS
McDaniel (5-0) 4, Albright (1-4) 0
What: Non-conference men's soccer game
When:
Tuesday, Sept. 10
Where: Reading, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel scored three first-half goals en route to a 4-0 win over Albright to remain undefeated on the season.

THE LEADERS
Jacob Wells (Hanover, Pa./South Western) led the Green Terror with a three-goal outing.
• Matt Hays (Reston, Va./South Lakes) made five saves in the first 85 minutes in goal.

FOR THE FOES
• Billy Mullen made eight stops to lead the Lions in net.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Pat Palin (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) finished a Nick Starr (York, Pa./Central York) pass to open the scoring just 8:33 into the game.
• Jacob Wells doubled the advantage off Noe Melgar's (Frederick, Md./Oakdale) first collegiate assist in the 16th minute.
• Wells added a PK just four minutes for a 3-0 lead.
• Wells capped the day, finishing a pass from Corey Long (Woodbridge, Va./Potomac) for the final margin in the 52nd minute.

THE INSIDE STORY
Jacob Wells' hat trick was the first by a Green Terror player since Shane McCracken scored three time against Goucher on Sept. 5, 2012.
• McDaniel is 5-0 for the second time in the last three seasons.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Wesley on Saturday. Game time is 4 p.m.