Women’s Soccer signs Iowa Mennonite School senior

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Cassidy Bontrager, a goalie/defender/forward from Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona, as the newest member of the Larks 2015 recruiting class. A four year varsity player in soccer and basketball, Bontrager scored one goal and saved 44 shots as a senior for IMS soccer. An academic all-conference selection in […]

Women’s Soccer makes players’ worlds smaller

When Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr recruited midfielder Chihiro Hikita, Hokuto, Japan, he correctly assumed he’d added an unmistakable talent and instant scoring threat. Hikita didn’t disappoint in the fall of 2011, leading Hesston to a then program-best seven wins. What Kehr didn’t realize is that Hikita was the first of many Japanese […]

Women’s soccer earns road win

The Hesston College women’s soccer team earned a 2-1 win over Southwest Adventist University (Keene, Texas) on Sunday, Oct. 12, improving its record to 4-7-1. Megan Baumgartner (Hesston, Kan.) and Rachel Short-Miller (Bellingham, Wash.) each scored for the Larks, while Cadie Kiger (Jeffersonville, Ind.) and Dusti Diener (Harrisonville, Mo.) recorded assists. Hesston looks to make […]

Larks erupt for 6-0 win

The Hesston College women’s soccer team scored six times after the intermission in a blowout win over Indian Hills CC (Ottumwa, Iowa) on Sunday, Sept. 14, improving its record to 2-4-1. Scoreless at the half, Savannah Sizer (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) put the Larks on the board in the 49th minute, assisted by Dusti Diener (Harrisonville, […]

Larks take down Cowley for first season win

The Hesston College women’s soccer team secured its first victory of the year with an exciting 2-1 overtime win at Cowley College (Arkansas City). Rachel Short-Miller, a sophomore midfielder from Bellingham, Wash., intercepted a pass in the overtime period and converted the breakaway for the winner. Freshman Mikaela Zook (Middlebury, Ind.) scored Hesston’s first goal […]

Larks earns 1-1 draw against Rose State

The Hesston College women’s soccer team went three overtime periods on Tuesday, Sept. 2 against Rose State College (Midwest City, Okla.), finally finishing at a 1-1 draw. Machi Kanematsu (Osaka, Japan) gave Hesston a 1-0 lead in the 51st minute on an assist from Dusti Diener (Harrisonville, Mo.). Rose State answered with less than four […]

Hesston women’s soccer ready to take a step up

Fourth-year Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr points to improved team speed and an infusion of freshmen talent as the Larks seek to improve upon last year’s six-win season. Nine first-year players complement a sophomore class led by returning scorer Rachel Short-Miller (Bellingham, Wash.) to give the Larks an athletic roster seeking a second-consecutive […]

Women’s soccer adds Oologah (Okla.) grad to 2014 roster

Women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Chase Spencer, a forward from Oologah (Okla.) Public School, as the newest addition to Hesston’s 2014 recruiting class.  A three-sport athlete at Oologah, Spencer ran track and played basketball in addition to soccer. A captain her senior year in soccer, Spencer was named Outstanding Forward following her sophomore and […]

Marais des Cygnes Valley High senior inks with Hesston College women’s basketball and soccer

Hesston College coaches Bryan Kehr and Dan Harrison announce Erin Coffman, a senior at Marais des Cygnes Valley High School, Melvern, Kan., as the newest addition to the Larks women’s soccer and basketball programs, respectively. Coffman played soccer and basketball for Cornerstone homeschool team through her junior year before transferring to MdCV. While competing for […]

Women’s soccer signs Zook to letter-of-intent

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Mikaela Zook, a defender from Northridge High School, Middlebury, Ind., as the latest addition to the Larks 2014 recruiting class. An all-conference, all-district and third-team all-state selection during the 2013 season, Zook was a key member of coach Bill Redinger’s highly successful Raider squad which won four […]

Women’s soccer adds Baldwin High School senior to recruiting class

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr announces Jenna Von Bargen, a defender/midfielder from Baldwin High School, Baldwin City, Kan., as the newest addition to the Larks 2014 recruiting class.   With the high school program being only three years old, Von Bargen becomes the first player from Baldwin High School to play women’s college soccer. […]