PRESEASON: FC Dallas tops Grand Canyon University 4-0 behind Timo Pitter hat trick

Timo Pitter continued his strong preseason tallying a hat trick in FC Dallas' 4-0 win over Grand Canyon University in an 80-minute scrimmage in Casa Grande, Arizona on Saturday afternoon.

Pitter opened the scoring in the 17th minute receiving a feed from Academy winger Devin Vega before slotting it through the goalkeeper's legs. He doubled the lead just before halftime finishing a first-time rebound after a shot from Beto Garcia.

In the second half, Vega scored to put FCD up 3-0 and Pitter finished off his hat trick taking a feed from 15-year-old Academy midfielder Jesus Ferreira finishing past the goalkeeper.

FC Dallas returns home from Arizona on Monday and will continue the preseason in Frisco with the next scheduled match coming two weeks from Saturday against Alianza FC.

LINEUP: Seitz(Herman 40), Hernandez, Guillen, Salas(A), Jara(T), Auras(T), Vega(A), Garcia[Grand Canyon guest player](Ferreira 40), Pitter, Yasuda(A)(Pareja(A) 70), Bonner