Daniel Lovitz

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Daniel Lovitz
Personal information
Full name Daniel Lovitz
Date of birth (1991-08-27) 27 August 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Full Back, Winger
Club information
Current team
Montreal Impact
Number 3
Youth career
Lower Merion SC
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Elon Phoenix 80 (9)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Carolina Dynamo 16 (1)
2014–2016 Toronto FC 41 (0)
2014 Wilmington Hammerheads (loan) 5 (1)
2016 Toronto FC II (loan) 2 (0)
2017– Montreal Impact 25 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:34, 29 October 2017 (UTC)

Daniel Lovitz (born August 27, 1991) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder or wing-back for Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

When he was a kid he played for Lower Merion. Then Lovitz played four years of college soccer at Elon University, making 80 appearances, scoring nine goals and added 16 assists. In 2013 Lovitz was named the Southern Conference Player of the Year after leading the Phoenix to a third straight conference tournament title and NCAA Tournament berth.[1] While at college, Lovitz also appeared for USL PDL club Carolina Dynamo during their 2012 and 2013 season's.[2][3]

Toronto FC[edit]

On January 16, 2014 Lovitz was drafted in the second round (24th overall) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC.[4] He was loaned to Toronto's USL Pro affiliate Wilmington Hammerheads in March 2014 along with Quillan Roberts and Manny Aparicio. Lovitz made his professional debut in a 0-0 draw with Harrisburg City Islanders on April 5, 2014.[5] The following week Lovitz scored his first goal against Pittsburgh Riverhounds in a 4-3 away victory.[6] On December 12, Lovitz was selected by New York City FC in the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft. However, hours later Toronto announced that they had re-acquired Lovitz from New York in exchange for allocation money.[7] In 2015, Lovitz made 11 appearances, starting 3 for Toronto FC.

Montreal Impact[edit]

On February 28, 2017 Daniel Lovitz signed with the Montreal Impact .[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of games played on June 4, 2018.
Club Season League Cup Total Ref.
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto FC 2014 MLS 18 0 0 0 18 0 [9]
2015 11 0 0 0 11 0 [9]
2016 12 0 2[a] 0 14 0 [9]
Totals 41 0 2 0 43 0
Wilmington Hammerheads (loan) 2014 USL 5 1 0 0 5 1 [10]
Toronto FC II (loan) 2016 2 0 2 0 [10]
Montreal Impact 2017 MLS 25 0 3[a] 0 28 0 [9]
2018 13 0 0 0 13 0 [9]
Totals 38 0 3 0 41 0
Career totals 86 1 5 0 91 1
  1. ^ a b Appearances in the Canadian Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elon University". elonphoenix.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  2. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". uslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  3. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". uslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  4. ^ "Toronto FC select Daniel Lovitz 24th overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft - Waking The Red". wakingthered.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  5. ^ "City Islanders and Wilmington play to scoreless draw in USL PRO opener | PennLive.com". pennlive.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  6. ^ "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". uslpro.uslsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  7. ^ "Daniel Lovitz re-acquired from New York City FC". December 12, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Montreal Impact signs former TFC defender Daniel Lovitz". montrealgazette.com. Retrieved 2017-03-05. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Daniel Lovitz » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved June 4, 2018. 
  10. ^ a b "D. Lovitz". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved June 4, 2018. 

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