USL Championship: What's in the news ...

1. The Tampa Bay Rowdies extended their unbeaten streak to 12 games, a modern-era club record, with a 2-0 win over New York Red Bulls II. Rookie Juan Tejada from nearby Eckerd College scored both goals for the Rowdies, who opened up a three-point lead over the Red Bulls II atop the Eastern Conference. They are the only unbeaten team in the USL Championship with a 5-0-6 record and won their opening game in the U.S. Open Cup.

-- Results: USL Championship (Week 11)

2. Jamaican Kevaughn Frater took over the USL Championship scoring lead with 10 goals when he scored a hat trick, his second of the season, in New Mexico United's 3-1 win over the Colorado Springs Switchbacks, his former team. The win gave expansion New Mexico United the Western Conference lead with 21 points.

Expansion Hartford Athletic won for the first time in 11 league games when it beat Loudoun United, 2-1, thanks to two goals from forward Jose Angulo. Hartford picked up its first win when it beat the New York Cosmos B, 2-1, in the Open Cup.



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