FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas has loaned center back Nicholas Walker to Bayamón FC, pending the receipt of his ITC, the club announced today.
Selected in the third round (43rd overall) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, Walker has logged 405 minutes with the FC Dallas Reserves (3-2-0) this season. The 6-3 native of Trinidad and Tobago also started and played 70 minutes in a recent friendly against Barclays Premier League side, Aston Villa.
Walker played four years with Fairleigh Dickinson University from 2010 to 2013. Twice, he was named to the all-North Atlantic region first team. The 24-year-old was also named 2013 Northeast Conference Defender of the Year as a senior. He started 69 of the 71 games he played for the Knights, finishing his collegiate career with four goals.
Puerto Rico Bayamón FC is scheduled to make its CONCACAF Champions League debut this Thursday, Aug. 7, against Guatemalan side Comunicaciones. Bayamón F.C. qualified for CCL play by winning Group 1 in the 2014 Caribbean Football Union Club Championship. The Puerto Rican club was drawn into Group 8 with Comunicaciones (Guatemala) and Club America (Mexico).
DOB: Jan. 23, 1990
Birthplace: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Hometown: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
College: Fairleigh Dickinson
Citizenship: Trinidad and Tobago
Transaction: FC Dallas loans Nicholas Walker (D) to Bayamón FC