Press Release

Bay FC signs defender Maddie Moreau 

Former West Virginia player signs through 2024 with an option for 2025 season

San Francisco (March 15, 2024) Bay FC, the Bay Area’s new women’s professional soccer franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), has signed defender Maddie Moreau to a contract for the 2024 season with an option for the 2025 campaign. 
Moreau went undrafted in the 2024 NWSL Draft and joined Bay FC for preseason training camp after concluding her college career at West Virginia. She began her career playing at LSU from 2019-21 before transferring to play for the Mountaineers for her last two seasons (2022-23). At West Virginia, Moreau started and played in 41 matches, recording two goals and three assists. She helped the team win the Big 12 Championship and earn an NCAA Tournament berth in 2022. From 2019-21, Moreau played in 56 matches (46 starts) at LSU, earning second team All-SEC and All-Freshman team recognition in 2019. 
#24 Maddie Moreau 

Position: Defender 

Height: 5-1 

Birthdate: Dec. 5, 2000 

Hometown: Youngsville, La. 

College: West Virginia 
About Bay Football Club  

Bay Football Club (Bay FC) is the new women’s professional soccer franchise representing the Bay Area and the 14th team to join the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Bay FC was established in April 2023 and co-founded by USWNT legends Brandi Chastain, Leslie Osborne, Danielle Slaton, and Aly Wagner in partnership with global investment firm Sixth Street and an investor group of leading tech, business and sports executives. Sixth Street’s investment is the largest institutional investment to date in a women’s professional sports franchise. Bay FC is changing the face of women’s soccer as we know it. Beginning play in the 2024 season, we are building a squad that will play the beautiful game with power, passion, energy, and creativity. Ticket deposits are now open for Bay FC at https://bayfc.com and fans can follow Bay FC’s social channels (@wearebayfc) for the latest news, merchandise, and events.