Date of Birth: 12/21/95
Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
Previous Club/Team: Northern Kentucky University (NCAA)
Weight: 208 lbs
Acquired: Signed (4/18/19)
Goalkeeper Jim Barkei hails from Downers Grove, Ill and signed with Memphis on Apr. 18, 2019.
901 FC rostered Barkei, a college and youth standout, throughout the 2019 season.
At Northern Kentucky University, he went 15-9-4 with 100 saves. Prior to time with the Norse, the keeper was a member of the Loyola University Chicago soccer team.
A youth soccer standout, Barkei anchored the Chicago Magic academy team to consecutive United States Soccer Association Championships in 2010 and 2011. Barkei picked up the Adidas Golden Glove in both of those years.