The defense - Meredith Spicher (9), Enneliese Alcantar (23) and Rachel Brown (22) - collapses around a Coffeyville player in a October 17 contest.

Leadership and passion drive Hesston College Women’s Soccer

Talent, leadership, sacrifice, team chemistry, coaching, timing: all these and more factor in to successful intercollegiate athletics campaigns. Watching the 2015 Hesston College women’s soccer season unfold, it’s clear the Larks possess many of these coveted traits. The last few months have witnessed a record-breaking season filled with numerous individual feats. Having already established new […]

Larks pick up impressive road win

The Hesston College women’s soccer strong season continued with another win on Tuesday, Oct. 13, this time a 3-0 shutout at MCC-Blue River (Independence, Mo.), lifting the Larks to 11-5 on the year. An unassisted goal by Mika Matsuda (Kyoto, Japan) in the 31st minute gave Hesston a 1-0 lead, followed by another unassisted goal […]

Larks surpass wins mark in 9-0 romp

The Hesston College women’s soccer team beat Southwestern Adventist University (Dallas, Texas) 9-0 on Sunday, Oct. 11, improving its season record to 10-5. The 10 wins represent an all-time high for the nine-year-old program. Four Hesston players scored two goals each, including Mikaela Zook (Millersburg, Ind.), whose second goal (46th minute) of the match gave […]

Larks show marked improvement in 4th place finish

The Hesston College women’s cross country team put up impressive individual and team times at the Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kan.) Invitational on Friday, Sept. 25. Competing against NCAA Div. II, NAIA and NJCAA talent, the Larks came away with a solid fourth place finish among nine schools. Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) placed fifth overall (73 […]

Mikaela Zook scores a goal in a Sept. 15 game.

Hesston boots Pratt 3-1; now 8-3

The Hesston College women’s soccer team downed Pratt (Kan.) CC 3-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 22, improving its season mark to 8-3. In the 28th minute Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.) connected with Mikaela Zook (Millersburg, Ind.) on a beautiful crossing pass to setup the game’s first goal and Zook’s 14th of the year. Hesston controlled much […]

women's cross country action photo - Hannah Heidebrecht

Heidebrecht places 3rd at Masterson Classic

The Hesston College women’s cross country team enjoyed a 4th place finish at Hutchinson (Kan.) CC’s Terry Masterson Classic on Saturday, Sept. 12. Freshman Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) led all Hesston runners for the second consecutive week with an outstanding 20:16.4 in the 5K race, less than 10 seconds off the pace (20:08.1) and good […]

Larks 5-1 after latest shutout win

The Hesston College women’s soccer team improved its season mark to 5-1 following a 5-0 win at Graceland University JV (Lamoni, Iowa) on Thursday, Sept. 10. Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.) opened the scoring in the 12th minute on an assist from Adele Hofer (Denver, Colo.). Mika Matsuda (Kyoto, Japan) scored on an assist from Mikaela […]

Zook’s big day drives Larks to win

The Hesston College women’s soccer team beat Kansas City Kansas CC 4-3 on Tuesday, Sept. 8, improving its season record to 4-1. A 30-minute lightning delay was the only thing that slowed down Mikaela Zook, (Millersburg, Ind.) as the sophomore enjoyed a monster day with three goals and an assist to spearhead the Larks attack. […]

Larks finish fifth at Maple Leaf Invite

The Hesston College women’s cross country team finished fifth overall at Baker University’s Maple Leaf Invitational women’s 4K, held Sept. 5 at Baldwin City (Kan.) Golf Course. Hannah Heidebrecht (Minneapolis, Minn.) finished 14th overall after averaging a 6:47.2 mile (16:52.03 overall). Rene Buckwalter (Wellman, Iowa) came in 33rd with a 7:09.2 mile average (17:46.66 overall). […]

Larks win in Texas, now 3-0

The Hesston College women’s soccer team made a quick trip to Dallas, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 28 to take on Mountain View College and came away with a 3-0 win. Allison Ebersole (Boulder, Colo.), Genessis Martinez (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Jaymee Bowers (Goshen, Ind.) all scored in the shutout win. The Larks, now 3-0 on […]