An uncompromising fullback, Zach Loyd has maintained his role as a regular for FC Dallas in the 2011 season after a successful debut the year before. In 2010, Loyd made an impression with his versatility and helped lead the team all the way to the 2010 MLS Cup. A hard tackler who can also make buccaneering runs into the opposition half, Loyd made his first appearance for the U.S. Men’s National Team on Jan. 22, 2011, in the 1-1 tie against Chile in Carson, Calif.
- Has played in 21 games, starting 19, for FC Dallas thus far in the 2011 season
- Made his first national team appearance on Jan. 22, 2011, in a 1-1 tie against Chile in Carson, Calif.
- Was the fifth pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft and went on to make 24 regular season appearances and 19 starts
- Reached the 2008 NCAA College Cup final, where UNC lost to the University of Maryland