Michele Barbone is in her first year as a student manager after playing her freshman and sophomore years for the Rebels. A forward, she appeared in a total of four games for UNLV in 2006. This past year, she was to be the team's manager, but instead became the backup goalkeeper for the entire year, and one appearance in goal.
A Newton, Mass. native, Barbone was a two-year starter for Newton North High, and helped the to the Eastern Mass finals as a junior. She earned First Team Bay State All-State honors as a senior, and was team captain as well in 2005. A member of FC Greater Boston Bolts from 2004-05, she played two years for CRU in Boston as well, in 2002-03.
Barbone also played three years of basketball for Newton North, and served as team captain her senior season.
Barbone is currently working on her degree in culinary arts.