Daniel Lovitz

Daniel Lovitz
Daniel Lovitz
Daniel Lovitz
Defender
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Real Name: Daniel Lovitz
HT: 5' 10" WT: 165
Pronunciation: Daniel Lov-itz
Age: 28 (08/27/1991)
Birthplace: Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania

HONOURS & TITLES
Canadian Championship:
2016
Impact Defensive Player of the Year: 2017

PROFESSIONAL
2018:
Set personal marks with the Impact and in MLS, finishing fourth on the team with five assists and 2,650 minutes, while playing 31 games, including 29 starts… Scored his first career goal with the Impact and in MLS on August 18, against Chicago… Named twice to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week… Reached 50 career regular season games with the Impact on August 25, in Toronto…. Reached 50 career MLS starts on July 14, against San Jose… Appeared in his 75th career MLS game on May 5, against New England… Started both Canadian Championship games.

2017: Signed with the Impact on February 28, after taking part in the team’s second phase of training camp in St. Petersburg… Named the Impact Defensive Player of the Year, after playing 24 games, including 18 starts, and 1,750 minutes…  Recorded his first career assist with the Impact on September 16 against Minnesota United FC… Featured in three Canadian Championship games, including two starts.

2016: Appeared in 12 games, including five starts, and 406 minutes in his third MLS season… Helped Toronto FC win the Amway Canadian Championship after starting both semifinal games against the Impact… Missed both final games against Vancouver due to a knee injury… Also played two USL games with Toronto FC II.

2015: Registered one assist in 11 regular-season games, including three starts, and 350 minutes… Also started one Amway Canadian Championship game… Missed the last part of the regular season and the MLS Cup Playoffs due to a foot injury.

2014: Drafted in the second round by the Impact, 24th overall, at the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, on January 16… Recorded two assists in 18 regular-season games, including five starts, and 631 minutes in his first MLS season, making his professional debut on May 17 against the Red Bulls… Registered his first career assist on May 31 against Columbus… Started three Amway Canadian Championship games… Also started five USL games with the Wilmington Hammerheads, recording one assist… Selected by New York City FC in the MLS Expansion Draft, on December 10, and reacquired by Toronto FC in return for allocation money.

INTERNATIONAL
Started two games with the United States national team, making his international debut on January 27, 2019, in a friendly against Panama… Also faced Costa Rica on February 2.

AMATEUR
2012-2013:
Scored one goal in 16 games with the Carolina Dynamo in the PDL… Also started one Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game.

COLLEGE
Played with Elon University from 2010 to 2013, recording nine goals and 16 assists in 80 games… Named the Southern Conference Player of the Year in 2013.

YOUTH
Played with Lower Merion SC, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

PERSONAL
Son of David and Virginia Lovitz… Majored in Business at Elon University.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Montreal Impact282802520212628350
2018Montreal Impact312912650511127431
2017Montreal Impact25190175014126241
2016Toronto FC125040606011010
2015Toronto FC11303501212000
2014Toronto FC185063125412320
Career Totals-125891830711401310612152
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