HENDERSON, Nev. — Green Valley forward Kayla Varner has been named an Adidas All-American.

The Gator junior was also named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas All-Region VIII team.

\"For the state of Nevada and such a small community, for her to get

(the award) is unbelievable,\" Green Valley coach Joel Parks said.

\"That's how good she is. She's very determined. Every now and then, you

get blessed with somebody like that.\"

The junior captain has orally committed to Brigham Young University. Varner's mother also played at the Mormon church-owned university.