Women’s soccer adds Colorado talent to roster

Payton Yehnert of Parker, Colo., signs with the Larks.

Hesston College women’s soccer coach Bryan Kehr signed Payton Yehnert, and outside defender and midfielder from Legend High School, Parker, Colo., as the newest member of the Larks 2016 recruiting class.

“Payton is intelligent, a hard worker and I believe she will be a difference maker for us on and off the field,” said Kehr.

Yehnert was a honor roll student at Legend High and will study criminal justice at Hesston.

“I’m excited to see Payton go on to play at the next level,” said Legend coach Gil Barkey. “She is the consummate teammate who leads through her work ethic and positive attitude. Payton will push her team to a higher performance level while expecting more of herself.”

Yehnert is the daughter of Marjie and Rick Ybarra, Parker.