After one year at UMass, one year at AIC, Albrecht leaves NCAA for ECHL contract

Austin Albrecht posted 15 points in 33 games last season for AIC (photo: RJB Sports).

American International junior forward Austin Albrecht has signed with the ECHL’s Wichita Thunder, giving up his senior season with the Yellow Jackets.

Albrecht started at UMass in 2017-18 before transferring to AIC and sitting out the 2018-19 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

This past season, he recorded 15 points (five goals, 10 assists) in 33 games and helped the Yellow Jackets to the Atlantic Hockey regular-season title.

In 2017-18, he appeared in 28 contests and tallied six goals and five assists before leaving the Minutemen.