Let's face it: This was a weird year for the Seattle Sounders. They started hot, were abysmal over the summer and managed to finish on a 4-0-4 run despite some lackluster performances.
But as the dust settled, there was probably more to like about this season than you might have assumed. Here are some of the numbers:
1.5: The Sounders finished the season with 1.5 points per match, their worst mark in seven MLS seasons.
2: Clint Dempsey scored two goals on Sunday, giving him 10 for the season. He also picked up an assist to give him 10 for the season. He was one of just four MLS players to reach double-digits in both categories this year and he's the only player to do that in each of the past two seasons.
3: The Sounders scored three goals in the game's first 20 minutes to effectively put the game away. It was the first time in their history they'd scored three goals that quickly. They also scored two goals in the first 10 minutes for the first time in franchise history.
6: While sixth-place in the Supporters' Shield standings is nothing to get too excited about, the Sounders would host all but the New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew in a potential MLS Cup final.
15: Obafemi Martins finished the season with 15 goals, giving him 32 over the past two seasons. Only three players have scored more in that time. Martins also managed to get his 15 goals on just 42 shots and in just 21 games. He's the first MLS player to score 15 goals on so few shots and in so few matches.
36: The defense allowed 36 goals, tied for the fewest in MLS. The Vancouver Whitecaps allowed the same number of goals.
111: Stefan Frei didn't have to make any saves on Sunday, but he finished with 111 for the season. That's a Sounders record, one more than Kasey Keller had in 2011. Frei also became just the second goalkeeper in MLS history to record at least 110 saves, win at least 14 matches and post 10 shutouts in the same year. The other was Bill Hamid last season.
167: Although their 51 points was the lowest total since MLS moved to a 34-game schedule, no MLS team has compiled more regular-season points over the past three years than the Sounders' 167. (credit @ChrisRifer)
3,500: Not directly Sounders related, but #yachtcton15 raised more than $3,500 for Seattle Children's PBMU.
44,245: More than 55,000 filled CenturyLink Field for the season finale, bringing the season-long average to 44,245. That sets a new MLS attendance record, something the Sounders have done in six of their seven seasons. They also have seven of the eight top attendance seasons in MLS history.