Former UConn soccer forward Cyle Larin was named the MLS rookie of the year Wednesday.
Larin, 21, scored an MLS rookie-record 17 goals for Orlando City, breaking former Husky Damani Ralph's record of 11.
Larin is the second Husky to receive the award after Ralph in 2003.
"He truly deserves the MLS rookie of year award," UConn coach Ray Reid said in a statement. "[Larin] joins the late Bobby Rhine, Darin Lewis, Damani Ralph, O'Brian White and Mamadou Diouf as some of the best UConn strikers in college and at the professional level."
Larin tied Bradley Wright-Phillips of the New York Red Bulls for fifth in goals this season and was tied for...