Barnes in 2011
|Full name||Dalton Antwan Barnes|
|Date of birth||December 24, 1986|
|Place of birth||Raleigh, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Current club||New England Revolution|
|2005–2008||Duke Blue Devils|
|2006||Raleigh CASL Elite||11||(2)|
|2007–2008||Cary RailHawks U23's||27||(1)|
|2009–||New England Revolution||98||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 10, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Youth and College
Barnes played high school soccer at Southeast Raleigh High School, in Raleigh, North Carolina. He started for Varsity all four years. His senior year he helped his team to reach the conference finals and defeat a tough Broughton High School team to claim the school's first ever conference championship. His merits include TAAC All-Conference 2005.
Barnes was drafted in the third round (40th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by New England Revolution. He made his professional debut on 21 March 2009, in New England's first game of the 2009 MLS season against the San Jose Earthquakes. He became the second rookie in the history of MLS to play every minute of every game, following in the footsteps of former Revs center back Michael Parkhurst, who was the first to accomplish the feat in 2005.