Records Broken: Seattle Sets New Marks for Club, LeagueSeason three saw Sounders FC set a number of club and league records. With 27 wins across MLS, Open Cup and the CCL, Sounders FC surpassed the final sum of Chicago in 2000 for the most outright competitive wins in a single season. The Rave Green became only the 10th club in league history to win nine or more road games and Seattle also earned the most points (24) after allowing the first goal since tiebreakers were abolished in 2000. Seattle's six goals against the Columbus Crew ties for No. 4 on the MLS all-time list and the four first-half goals ties the all-time record.
Seattle set club records for points in a season (63), goals (56) and wins (18). The club scored more goals (15) in the final 15 minutes than any other club this season while allowing the fewest (four). The four-goal margin of victory over Columbus equals the club record and the three goals in 17 minutes against Columbus set a club record.
Sounders FC players also set a new standard this season. Fredy Montero set the club record for most points in a single season (33), his third year with at least 30 points, and also tied his record for most goals (12). Montero set club records for shots (108) and shots on goal (42) for the third straight season. Newcomer Mauro Rosales recorded the most assists (13) in club history, edging out Montero's 2010 output (10). Kasey Keller earned the most goalkeeper wins this season (18) and also set the club record with 110 saves. Lamar Neagle scored the second hat trick in club history, first at home.