Alyssa Barnes

Neenah, WI

Nickname: Lyss or Barnes
Hometown: Neenah, WI
Currently Living In: Green Bay, WI
School: University of Wisconsin Green Bay
Graduation year: 2020
Area of study/what do you want to do: Elementary Education with a minor in Human Development

Position: Center back/ midfielder
Playing Soccer Since: 5 years old
Last Team You Played For: UWGB

Favorite soccer memory: Making it to state my freshman year of high school and being able to play in the game. Also, holding Milwaukee scoreless as no other team had done that in the season yet.
Biggest soccer accomplishment: going to a Division 1 school to play soccer and playing every minute of every game my freshman year
Biggest life accomplishment: Going to college and seeing Paul McCartney in concert
Soccer Idol: Alex Morgan

Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Hobby: going boating with my family
Hidden talent: badminton
Top 2 Favorite Movies: Mamma Mia and Grease
Favorite Band: The Beatles

What do you bring to the team? I am still playing in college so I bring my knowledge of the game and my competitiveness to the field each practice and game.
Why do you love soccer? I am a very competitive person who loves running around and being active. Soccer allows me to compete and be physical and run around while also having fun with my teammates and coaches.
What are you excited about? I am really excited to be a part of the Green Bay Glory’s first team and to compete against other teams in the state and meet new people!
What does this mean for you? This a chance for me to better my game and meet new people. I am very grateful to continue playing the game I love and representing the great city of Green Bay.
What is special about the glory? The coaches and teammates are so supportive and fun to be around. There is a great balance of fun and hard work. The Glory is also very involved with events in the community and I think that is wonderful they care to be connected with the community.