Walker Zimmerman

Walker Zimmerman
25
Defender
  • FC Dallas
  • 6' 3"
  • 185 lbs.
  • 19-05-1993

Photographer: Anthony Chiang
Grooming: Barbara Guillaume, Joanna Hathcock, and Mike Evans
Styling: Kathryn Knox
Assistant Stylist: Lindsey Higgins

Acquired

Zimmerman was selected by FC Dallas in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 17, 2013.

Professional

2014: Injured at the beginning of the season, the 21-year-old center back made his first start against Red Bull New York on May 4… Made the top 18 for eight games before suffering another injury on June 7… Returned to the lineup in a 2-1 win against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 12… Finished the season on a nine-game run in the top 18… Started and went 90 minutes in Dallas’ 2-1 win in MLS Cup playoffs over Vancouver on Oct. 29. 2013: Made seven appearances for the first team, tallying two goals… Made MLS debut on May 11 versus DC United as a 90th minute sub… Earned first MLS start on May 25 versus San Jose, helping Dallas to a 1-0 win over the Earthquakes… Scored first MLS goal as a second-half substitute on June 22 versus Sporting Kansas City.

College

All-Southern Conference first-team in both years at Furman University... Enrolled at Furman in January 2011... Scored five goals and added two assists as a freshman in 2011… Was named first-team All-Southern Conference and Freshman of the Year. Started all 17 matches as a sophomore in 2012… Ranked second on the team in scoring with six goals and three assists.

International

Captained U.S. Under-18 National Team at the 2011 Milk Cup... Named U.S. U-18 Team MVP at Tel Aviv, Israel Tournament... Was in mix with U.S. Under-20 National Team (with FC Dallas teammate Jonathan Top) for 2013 CONCACAF Under-20 Championships before suffering a groin injury.

Personal

Brother Dawson was a punter at Clemson University... Father, David Zimmerman, was a Baptist minister for 21 years in Fort Worth, Texas and currently serves as a mentor with Church Resource Ministries… Mother’s name is Becky Zimmerman… Has two siblings (Dawson and Carter)… Has a cat named Domino and a rabbit named Duper… Is interested in anything sports-related or ping-pong, video games and Netflix… Would still be in school deciding what he wants to do with his life if he wasn’t a professional soccer player… Favorite movie is Gladiator, TV show is Breaking Bad and book is Crazy Love by Francis Chan. 

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 FC Dallas 8 4 0 476 0 4 0 4 0 1 0
2014 FC Dallas 10 9 0 770 0 2 2 3 0 0 0
2013 FC Dallas 7 4 2 411 0 4 3 2 0 0 0
Career Totals 25 17 2 1657 0 10 5 9 0 1 0

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 8 4 0 476 0 4 0 4 0 1 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 2 1 0 95 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 10 9 0 770 0 2 2 3 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 7 4 2 411 0 4 3 2 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
5/15/2015 NYR @ DAL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
5/9/2015 LA @ DAL W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/1/2015 DAL @ HOU W 4-1 Subbed On 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2015 DAL @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2015 TOR @ DAL W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2015 COL @ DAL L 4-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/4/2015 DAL @ POR L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
3/28/2015 SEA @ DAL T 0-0 Subbed On 31 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
3/21/2015 DAL @ PHI W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/14/2015 KC @ DAL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/7/2015 SJ @ DAL W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/25/2014 POR @ DAL L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/18/2014 DAL @ COL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2014 LA @ DAL W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10/4/2014 DAL @ VAN L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2014 SEA @ DAL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2014 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/13/2014 VAN @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 DAL @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2014 DAL @ CHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2014 RSL @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 DAL @ SJ W 5-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 COL @ DAL W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/3/2014 DAL @ CHV W 1-0 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2014 DAL @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/19/2014 NE @ DAL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2014 DAL @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 COL @ DAL W 2-3 Started 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 SJ @ DAL L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 DAL @ RSL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/21/2014 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 CHV @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DAL @ SJ L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/7/2014 DAL @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/4/2014 NY @ DAL L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 DAL @ DC L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 TOR @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 SEA @ DAL L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 DAL @ HOU W 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 POR @ DAL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 CHV @ DAL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 DAL @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 MTL @ DAL W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 DAL @ SJ L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 SEA @ DAL W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/12/2013 CHI @ DAL L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/5/2013 DAL @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL L 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2013 DAL @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 DAL @ COL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 VAN @ DAL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 SJ @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2013 DAL @ CHV W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 DAL @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2013 LA @ DAL T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 DAL @ SEA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 DAL @ MTL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 RSL @ DAL L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 DAL @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CHV @ DAL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
6/22/2013 KC @ DAL T 2-2 Subbed On 45 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 DAL @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 DAL @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 SJ @ DAL W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/18/2013 DAL @ SEA L 2-4 Subbed On 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 DC @ DAL W 1-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 DAL @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 VAN @ DAL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 LA @ DAL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 DAL @ TOR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 DAL @ NE W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 RSL @ DAL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2013 HOU @ DAL W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2013 DAL @ CHV L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 COL @ DAL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves