Editor’s note: This story appears in our Winter 2019 magazine. You can subscribe to the print edition, or digital, here.
A change of scenery, as Austin DaSilva (Brookfield, Conn.) has come to learn, can sometimes go a long way.
One year after leaving UConn, the sophomore was named the 2019 America East Striker of the Year following an impressive season with the University of Albany. He finished with a team-leading 25 points (12 goals, one assist), with half of his strikes serving as game-winners.