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Hesston College men’s soccer coach Michael Armstrong announces Austin Byler, a center midfielder from Belleville (Pa.) Mennonite School,  as the newest addition to the Larks 2014 recruiting class. 

A two-time captain for the BMS soccer team, Byler tallied 17 goals and 23 assists during his career. He helped BMS reach the district final in 2012.

The salutatorian at BMS, Byler will study business at Hesston.

“I’m thrilled to have Austin join our program,” Armstrong said. “He’s a formidable center midfielder who brings strength, vision, passion and a strong work ethic to a vital position. His leadership and presence will help us grow this year.”

Byler is the son of Steve and Juanita Byler, Belleville. He attends Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.