JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Inaki Aldao scored his second hat trick of the season while reigning A.I.I. Player of the Week Toby Millward scored a brace and an assist to snap the Bellevue University men's soccer team out of their recent funk with a thorough 6-0 win over the University of Jamestown on Wednesday evening at the Jimmie Turf Field.
Recap: BU 6, UJ 0
Aldao scored the opener unassisted in the 16th minute before Sissoko curled in a shot from distance following a pass from Alex Cuenca.
Aldao bagged another in the 29th minute, after a pass from Gabriel Gaiotto sprung him free for a breakaway opportunity, and the Bruins rode that 3-0 lead into the interval.
Toby Millward, who had a hand in all three second half goals, four minutes after the break to push the Bruin lead to 4-0.
Millward fed Aldao in the 69th minute as Aldao completed his second hat trick and Millward provided the final strike in the 75th minute for his second-straight multi-goal game and third of the season.
Bellevue out-shot the Jimmies 14-6 on the evening. BU keeper Harry Wray was not tasked with making any saves as he earned his second, and the team's third, of the year.
Man of the Match:
Coach Mark Heath-Preston:
"We responded well after some poor results. Alex Cuenca, Toby Millward, Inaki Aldao, and Oumar Sissoko caused them so many problems. It was great for Inaki to get his hat trick and Toby to pick up a brace."
Bellevue is next slated to play at Mount Marty on Sunday, Oct. 18 with a 3:30 kickoff time from Crane-Youngworth Field in Yankton, S.D.
- The 6-0 win was Bellevue's largest over a GPAC opponent since a 10-1 victory over Presentation on Oct. 20, 2018.
- Toby Millward has now netted six multi-goal games in his Bellevue career.
- Inaki Aldao has now totaled eight multi-goal games as a Bruin.
- With three goals tonight, Aldao moves into a tie for second on the Bruins' career goals list equaling Jon Pagel (2004-07) at 37.