Lou City's Fondy breaks USL season scoring record

Matt Fondy entered Louisville City's match against Harrisburg on Wednesday night with 18 goals, two behind OKC Energy FC's Danni Koenig, who matched the USL record of 20 goals set by Kevin Molino in 2014 for Orlando City. But the former MLS striker needed only 40 minutes to score a hat trick and break the record with 21 goals.

The 26-year-old Fondy, who played for Chivas USA and the Chicago Fire, scored in the 20th, 23rd and 40th minutes as Louisville beat the Harrisburg City Islanders, 3-0, at Louisville Slugger Field. The goals gave him seven in two games against Harrisburg. He's the only player in the USL with multiple hat tricks.

Koenig had a chance to break the record but was held scoreless as Energy FC fell to Real Monarchs SLC, 2-0, the RSL second team's third win in a row.

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds' Rob Vincent with 18 goals is also in the scoring race.

USL Standings:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
*Rochester 53 *Louisville City FC 48 NY Red Bulls II 39 Charleston 39 Richmond 36 Pittsburgh 35 // Harrisburg 34 Charlotte 33 Saint Louis FC 26 FC Montreal 25 Toronto FC II 19 Wilmington 16.
*Clinched playoff berth.

WESTERN CONFERENCE
OKC Energy FC 43 LA Galaxy II 42 Colorado Springs 39 Orange County 39 Sounders FC 39 Sacramento 38
// Tulsa 36 Timbers 2 32 Arizona United 31 Whitecaps FC 29 Austin 27 Real Monarchs SLC 23.

USL Week 25, Results:
Wednesday, September 2
Louisville City 3 Harrisburg 0
Real Monarchs SLC 2 OKC Energy FC 0.

USL Week 25, Schedule:
Thursday, September 3
Wilmington vs. Charlotte, 7 p.m. ET
Saturday, September 5
Toronto FC II vs. FC Montreal, 3 p.m. ET
Timbers 2 vs. Colorado Springs, 6 p.m. ET
Charlotte vs. Wilmington, 7 p.m. ET
Richmond vs. Rochester, 7 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh vs. Charleston, 7 p.m. ET
Austin vs. Sounders FC 2, 8:30 p.m. ET
NY Red Bulls II vs. Louisville City, 8:30 p.m. ET
Orange County vs. LA Galaxy II, 10 p.m. ET
Arizona United vs. Real Monarchs SLC, 10:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, September 6
Whitecaps FC 2 vs. Sacramento, 6 p.m. ET
Harrisburg vs. Saint Louis FC, 6:30 p.m. ET
Tulsa vs. OKC Energy FC, 8:30 p.m. ET

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