Boys JV Soccer – Elezer Barcena

Elezer Barcena, 11, (#15) is the center back of this year’s JV soccer team and with the lessons his father taught him he is continuing to play passionately.


Lilly Forsyth, Editor-in-chief

How long have you been playing soccer?

I have been playing for 12 years.

How does soccer affect your life?

It teaches me discipline and how to work with others.

Barcena (#15) breaks off with the rest of the team minutes before their match against Marshall.

What are some of your goals as a team this season?

It was to go undefeated but we lost one game, so pretty much to win League now.

What are some of your personal goals this season?

My goal is to score at least one more goal.

How far would you like to go with soccer?

I want to play in college and maybe major league.

How do you prepare yourself for a game day?

I just eat right the whole day and drink water.

What do you like about soccer?

I like the team spirit; you can just come out here and have fun.

Who would you consider your role model?

My role model is my dad; he taught me everything I know.

What are some of your hobbies outside of school?

I like to play sports alot.

What type of music do you listen to?

I listen to rap and mostly oldies.