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Walker Nets Hat Trick in 5-1 Victory

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The Saginaw Valley State University men’s soccer team broke out of a five game winless skid in an offensive explosion against Davenport University today (Oct. 8) 5-1. The Cardinal produced more then three goals in a game all season, but managed to find the back of the net on five different occasions against the Panthers.

Senior Brent Walker (Owosso, Mich) had the magic working for the Cardinals as he netted a hat trick. Walker found the net first in the 16th minute on a pass from Ryan Seelhoff (Owosso, Mich.) to give the Cardinals a 1-0 advantage. Walker would find the net one more time right before the half when he took a pass from Daniel Simm to gave the Cardinals a 4-0 lead going into the half. Walker would net his third goal in the 53rd minute on an unassisted goal to move the score to 5-0.

Vinny Vasilevski (Shelby, Twp., Mich. /Utica Eisenhower) scored his fourth goal of the season in the first half on one of Kevin Fox’s (Flushing, Mich.) two assists on the afternoon. Simm also had a goal to go along with his assist in the first half. Goalkeeper Luke Deming (Freeland, Mich.) made nine save before leaving the game with a 5-0 advantage.

The Cardinals move to 3-5-2 on the season while the Panthers fall to 6-5 on the season. SVSU will return to action when they travel to Tiffin on October 10th.