Zach Scott

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Zach Scott
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Scott in 2013.
Personal information
Full name Zacharias Scott
Date of birth (1980-07-02) July 2, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC
Number 20
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Gonzaga Bulldogs 48 (5)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2008 Seattle Sounders 154 (8)
2002 Cleveland Force (indoor) 7 (1)
2002–2003 San Diego Sockers (indoor) 10 (1)
2009– Seattle Sounders FC 105 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 6, 2016.

† Appearances (goals)

Zacharias "Zach" Scott (born July 2, 1980) is an American soccer player who plays as a defender for Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer.


Youth and college[edit]

Scott grew up in Hawaii where he attended Maui High School.[1] He was an All State soccer player his senior season. He then attended Gonzaga, playing on the men's soccer team from 1998 to 2001.[2][3]


Playing for the Seattle Sounders in 2014

Scott signed with the Seattle Sounders of the USL First Division in 2002. On October 3, 2002, he signed with the Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League.[4] However, he ended the season with the San Diego Sockers. Scott signed a one-year contract with the Sockers in the fall of 2003, but took an indefinite leave of absence from the team in December 2003 and never rejoined the Sockers.

The most memorable game of Scott's 2008 season was in the quarter finals of the US Open Cup against the Kansas City Wizards, where he capped an outstanding defensive performance with the winning penalty shootout goal, sending Seattle to the semifinals for the second year in a row.[5]

After two months on trial, Scott signed with Major League Soccer expansion side Seattle Sounders FC in February 2009.[6]


Scott is sponsored under Team ithreesixty[7]


Seattle Sounders[edit]

Seattle Sounders FC[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Collias, Robert (March 13, 2009). "Maui High grad Scott signs with Sounders". Maui News. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Gonzaga University senior defender Zach Scott of Haiku, Hawai'i has been named to the Soccer America men's Team of the Week". West Coast Conference Sports. October 23, 2001. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Seattle's Zach Scott Clawed His Way to MLS Pinnacle". American Soccer Now. November 20, 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Sounders Top Kansas City in Penalties". USL Soccer. Retrieved July 9, 2008. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ "Team i360". i360. August 6, 2010. Retrieved August 6, 2010. 

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