Zimmerman, a 26-year-old native of Lawrenceville, helped LAFC limit opponents to a league-low 37 goals and a single-season record of 72 points.
Robinson finished with 16.09% of the votes.
Voting for MLS Defender of the Year
Candidate Player Club Media Final
Ike Opara (MIN) 25.75 27.27 44.88 32.64
Walker Zimmerman (LAFC) 20.40 17.17 12.20 16.59
Miles Robinson (ATL) 19.40 13.13 15.75 16.09
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