Chris Korb

Chris Korb
Chris Korb
Chris Korb
D.C. United
Real Name: Chris Korb
HT: 5' 9" WT: 160
Age: 27 (10/08/1987)
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH


2014: Korb made 19 appearances (15 starts) and finished his fourth professional season with a career-high matching three assists, including assists on game-winning goals against Sporting Kansas City on May 31 and Philadelphia on Sept. 27.

2013: In his third season in the League, Korb became one of United’s most reliable players throughout the 2013 season. The defender set career highs in games played (30), games started (30), minutes (2,700) and shots (12) and was a mainstay at the outside back position.

2012: After starting and appearing in just 12 matches for D.C. United in his rookie year, Korb featured in 26 games (22 starts) in his second MLS campaign. Korb logged 2,051 minutes and registered three assists out of the back, including the set-up to Lewis Neal’s game-winning, playoff-clinching goal on October 20 against the Columbus Crew.

2011: Korb began his professional career after being selected in the second round (31st overall) in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft on 1/13. The former University of Akron defender started all 12 matches that he played in for United, registering two assists in 1,020 minutes of action during the 2011 MLS season.


2010: During his senior year, Chris Korb started all 25 matches at outside back and was part of a defensive unit that posted 11 shutouts.  He logged 2,208 minutes on the field making him third among all UA field players.  Korb finished the season with five assists with two coming in consecutive matches.  He was named to the All-MAC Second Team.

2009: In his junior year, Korb was a key contributor to Akron’s defense that set school records for goals-against-average (0.27) and shutouts (19) while starting all 25 matches.   Akron’s 19 shutouts is the second highest, single-season total in NCAA history and its GAA and shutout percentage were ranked third all-time.  Korb was named to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team and was part of the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week.

2008: Coming back from a leg injury the season before, Korb started all 23 games as part of a defense that led the nation with a 0.45 goals-against-average and also posted 13 shutouts.  He scored his first career goal against Hartwick in the MAC Tournament semifinals.

2007: Korb suffered a leg injury during the preseason and was a medical redshirt, transferring to the University of Akron.

2006: While at Xavier University, Korb appeared in 18 matches, starting in 15 of those matches.  He finished the season with two assists on four shot attempts.


Selected in the second round (31st overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft on 1/14/11.


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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015D.C. United18170144528113010
2014D.C. United19150137634215030
2013D.C. United303002700012224150
2012D.C. United26220205136218130
2011D.C. United1212010202007000
Career Totals-105960859210307772120
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