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Alyssa Kleiner

Position: Defense
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 25 (04/01/1993)
Height: 5'9"
College: Santa Clara University
Last Club: Portland Thorns FC

Alyssa Kleiner was traded to the Spirit ahead of the 2016 season. In 2016, she played 17 regular season matches, 12 starts, and scored one goal. Kleiner made her NWSL debut in 2015 against the Spirit and played in eight matches, including four starts, for Portland Thorns FC. She attended college at Santa Clara University and helped her team to an NCAA Tournament berth as well as the program’s 10th West Coast Conference (WCC) championship.


Professional: 2016: Played 17 regular season matches, 12 starts, totaling 1115 minutes…played in the NWSL Championship…scored one goal against Sky Blue FC on July 31…notched one assist…2015: Played for Portland Thorns FC during the 2015 NWSL season…Played in eight matches, including four starts, for Portland

College: Attended Santa Clara University…2014: Appeared in 12 games before suffering a season-ending injury … 2013: Played all 22 games … had three asssts … 2012: Started in 20 games and appeared in all 22 games … registered eight shots…2011: 011 All-WCC Freshman Team … appeared in 21 games while making 20 starts.

High School/Youth: High school team was state quarterfinalists in 2009-10 and semifinalist in 2007-08 … a member of the USYSA Region IV ODP team in 2009-10 … an all-west region and All-Sunrise Sunset distinguished player … also ran track in high school…Played club for Neusport Soccer Club … club team was eight-time state champion and reached the quarterfinals of the USYSA Region IV tournament.