Walker Zimmerman

Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Walker Zimmerman
Defender
Real Name: Walker Zimmerman
HT: 6' 3" WT: 185
Age: 24 (05/19/1993)
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, GA
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired via trade from FC Dallas on Dec. 10, 2017.

A large, mobile center back, Zimmerman figures to be a major building block for LAFC's backline in their debut season. He provided FCD with important minutes along the back line since joining the club as a member of the 2013 Generation adidas class, Zimmerman etched his name in club lore in the 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs when he coolly netted the series-winning penalty kick in the PK shootout that decided Dallas' Western Conference semifinal clash with the Seattle Sounders. 

INTERNATIONAL: Received his first senior international cap for the US in a 1-0 friendly win over Jamaica on Feb. 3, 2017. Captained US Under-18 national team at the 2011 Milk Cup and named US U-18 Team MVP at Tel Aviv, Israel Tournament. Was in the mix with US Under-20s for 2013 CONCACAF Under-20 Championships before suffering a groin injury.

COLLEGE: A star defender in his two seasons at Furman University, where he won All-Southern Conference first-team honors in both years and scored 11 goals and 5 assists.

NOTES: Brother Dawson was a punter at Clemson University; their father, David Zimmerman, was a Baptist minister for 21 years in Fort Worth, Texas. Walker has a cat named Domino and a rabbit named Duper.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017FC Dallas22181160219320000
2016FC Dallas3030427000281138140
2015FC Dallas201001084010210010
2014FC Dallas10907700223000
2013FC Dallas7424110432000
Career Totals-8971765671532173150
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