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Women’s Soccer Adds Transfers Hailey Farrington-Bentil, Taya Hjorth

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Women’s Soccer Adds Transfers Hailey Farrington-Bentil, Taya Hjorth

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Newly-appointed College of Kentucky women’s soccer head coach Troy Fabiano has introduced the addition of transfers Hailey Farrington-Bentil and Taya Hjorth to the Wildcats’ roster starting in January 2022. 

“We are thrilled to have Hailey and Taya be a part of our system and are fired up to welcome them to Lexington this spring,” explained Fabiano. “They are both competent players who will be belongings to our current roster, but far more importantly, they are outstanding individuals who will in good shape into the crew society we are hoping to make. They both want to make an impression on and off the pitch as we go forward together as a crew, and I am self-confident they will.”

Farrington-Bentil will arrive in Lexington as a graduate transfer adhering to a four-calendar year job at Mississippi State. The ahead appeared in 64 game titles through her time with the Bulldogs, recording 9 plans and dishing out seven helps. She was tied for initially on the group this past year with three objectives and nine factors.

A indigenous of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Farrington-Bentil gained her diploma from MSU previously this thirty day period and is a a few-time Southeastern Conference Educational Honor Roll collection.

Also joining the Wildcats this spring is Hjorth, a defender who spent her redshirt freshman season with 2021 national champion Florida State. The Commerce Township, Michigan native attended Walled Lake Central High College where by she was named to the all-area staff as a freshman. 

Hjorth also led her club workforce, Michigan Jaguars FC, to back again-to-again state titles in 2017 and 2018.

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