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Todd Dunivant (born December 26, 1980, in Wheat
Ridge, Colorado) is an
American soccer player
who currently plays for Los Angeles Galaxy in Major
Dunivant played college soccer at Stanford
University from 1999 to 2002. As a sophomore, he set a school
record for assists by a defender with nine, and was named
first-team All-Pac-10. Dunivant went on to
register six goals and seven assists as a junior, and two goals and
eleven assists as a senior, being named first-team All-Pac-10 both
years, as well as a first-team All-American as a senior.
Dunivant also played several years for the Boulder Rapids Reserve team in the Premier
Upon graduating, Dunivant was selected sixth overall in the 2003 MLS
SuperDraft by the San Jose Earthquakes. The
Earthquakes had an opening at Dunivant's left back position due to
departure to Denmark.
Dunivant started all thirty of the team's games that year, while
scoring one goal and six assists, as the Quakes won the MLS Cup. Dunivant suffered a
quadriceps injury in the pre-season of 2004, which caused him
trouble throughout the year. He was only able to play in sixteen
games, registering no points. He was traded to Los Angeles in the
off-season in a four-player deal and played every minute for the
team as they won the MLS Cup
and U.S. Open Cup double.
Dunivant was eventually traded to the New York Red Bulls, where he made
twenty-two appearances during the 2006 season.
Dunivant was acquired by expansion side Toronto FC on June 27, 2007, in a trade for
Goldthwaite. Dunivant played 18 games for Toronto in his first
season, all of them starts. Dunivant was traded back to the Los
Angeles Galaxy on February 3, 2009, in exchange for allocation
Dunivant got his first cap for the United States
national team on January 29, 2006, against Norway.