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D.C. United Signs Defender Chris Korb

March 1, 2011 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

Washington, D.C. (March 1, 2011) - D.C. United announced today that the club has signed defender Chris Korb. The fullback joined United after being selected 31st overall in this year's MLS SuperDraft.

Korb comes to United following a three-year career at Akron after transferring from Xavier in 2007. The 23-year-old was an All-MAC First Team selection as a junior in 2009, and after his senior season in 2010 the defender was named to the All-MAC Second Team. Registering 2,208 minutes of play for the Zips in 2010, Korb started all 25 matches at fullback for Caleb Porter's side. In his college career, Korb scored two goals and compiled 13 assists.

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