Utica, N.Y. - Utica City FC may have lost it's first home game in its existence on Sunday, but it's no secret the year has been a massive success so far.
At 5-2, the team is at the top of the Eastern Division.
Through the first five home games in existence, UCFC is fourth out of 17 teams in the MASL in average attendance (as of January 8, 2019), according to the league's website.
The last two consecutive home games at the Adirondack Bank Center have been sell-outs.
Currently, 15,420 fans have come through the doors at The AUD during the first five games at home, giving the team an average crowd of 3,084.
The Adirondack Bank Center seats approximately 3,860, meaning that the average crowd fills nearly 80% of the building's capacity.
Out of the top four teams in average attendance, UCFC has the highest percentage of capacity filled in their arena:
1. Milwaukee Wave - 5,807 (45%)
2. Baltimore Blast - 3,759 (72 %)
3. St. Louis Ambush - 3,129 (32%)
4. Utica City FC - 3,084 (80%)
The team's next home game is on Sunday, January 13 at against the Harrisburg Heat at 2 p.m.
They are next in action on the road against the Mississauga Metro Stars on Friday, January 11, at 7:35 p.m.