Nashville SC’s Walker Zimmerman named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman has been named to the MLS Team of the Week for his performance in a 1-1 draw with Orlando City. The center back wore the captain’s armband for Nashville in his first start since June 3.

Againsts Orlando, Zimmerman was nothing short of dominant in the air. He won all nine of his duels and recovered the ball another nine times, and was a key part of Nashville’s success on the ball.

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This is Zimmerman’s second selection to the Team of the Week, and Nashville’s 18th of the season.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

Robert Castellanos | Week 16
Luke Haakenson | Week 9
Randall Leal | Week 1, Week 6 (bench), Week 11
Jack Maher | Week 9 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar | Week 7, Week 12 (bench), Week 13
Alex Muyl | Week 4, Week 19 
Dan Lovitz | Week 13 (bench)
CJ Sapong | Week 15, Week 19 
Joe Willis | Week 3, Week 14 (bench) 
Walker Zimmerman | Week 4, Week 20

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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