New York Red Bulls II has plenty to celebrate this offseason after capturing the 2016 Regular Season, Eastern Conference and USL Cup titles. Here's the complete list of records and honors from their historic 2016 USL season.
·NYRB II is the first MLS-operated team to capture the USL Regular Season Title (and USL Cup) and have done so in record fashion, winning with three games remaining in the regular season.
·Red Bulls II’s 13-1-2 road record is seven more points than the league’s previous record.
·New York’s 21 wins set the league record, previously set at 19 wins by Orlando City SC in 2014.
·Red Bulls II earned 69 points this season, surpassing Orlando City SC’s record of 62 points in 2014.
·New York has also scored 61 goals, which surpasses Orlando’s 2014 record of 56 goals.
·New York’s +40 goal differential beat the previous record of +32 set by Orlando City SC in 2012 and 2014.
·New York’s Rafael Diaz finished the season with the best save percentage (.905) of all goalkeepers who played in at least five games in 2016.
·New York tied for the most first half goals, 25, with Swope Park Rangers in 2016.
·New York had the most second half goals in 2016 with 36. The second highest was Sacramento Republic FC with 30.
·Red Bulls II recorded the most points, 152, in the 2016 season. Second was Louisville City FC with 140.
·Red Bulls II finished with the most shots, 439, in 2016. Colorado Springs was second with 386.
·New York ended the 2016 season with 188 shots on goal, the most in the league. Rio Grande was second with 166.
·21 goals allowed was the least in 2016. Rio Grande was second and allowed 24 goals.
·Red Bulls II’s save percentage was .809 in 2016, the best in USL. Rio Grande was second best with .786.
·New York’s 0.70 goals against average was the lowest in the league.Rio Grande was second with 0.80.
·Three losses in 2016 was the least in Red Bulls II history, after 10 in 2015.
·Six draws in 2016 tied the club record, as New York had six in 2015 as well.
·21 goals allowed was the lowest in club history, down from 45 in 2015.
·Brandon Allen set the single-season record for goals in a season with 15.
·The New York Red Bulls II won the USL Cup, beating out 29 other teams. This was the most teams competing for the USL Cup, as 2015 had 24 teams total.
·New York played in two overtime games, tied for the most with 2015’s Charleston Battery.
·This was the first time a team played in two penalty kick shootouts, and they were the eighth and ninth penalty kick shootouts in league history.
·Red Bulls II scored all nine of their penalty kicks, the most penalty kicks without a miss in USL Playoff history.
·New York won four games on their way to the USL Cup, the most single-season playoff round wins in USL history since the expansion of the playoffs.
·New York scored 13 playoff goals, second most to 2013 Orlando City SC’s 15.
·New York finished the playoffs with a +8 goal differential, also second to 2013 Orlando City SC’s +9.
·Brandon Allen won USL Cup Finals MVP as he recorded a hat trick and tallied an assist.
·Brandon Allen scored six playoff goals, doubling anyone else in the 2016 USL Cup Playoffs. He also had the most playoff points, with 13 (6 G, 1 A).
·Vincent Bezecourt tied for the most playoff assists this postseason with three.
·Red Bulls II was tied for the most selections to All-League teams this season with three. Aaron Long and Brandon Allen made the first team and Zach Carroll made the second team.
·Aaron Long won USL Defender of the Year
·Brandon Allen won USL Rookie of the Year and was also nominated for USL MVP
·John Wolyniec won USL Coach of the Year