Syracuse forward Savannah Rennie selected 13th overall in NWHL draft

first_imgFormer Syracuse forward Savannah Rennie was selected by the Connecticut Whale in the third round of the NWHL draft Wednesday night as the 13th overall pick. In her four years playing for the Orange, Rennie netted 27 goals and helped with 40 assists.In her freshman season, Rennie was selected to the CHA All-Rookie team and tied for a conference-leading four game-winning goals. During her junior campaign, Rennie recorded a goal against Robert Morris in the CHA tournament finals, helping Syracuse to its first NCAA tournament appearance. She earned All-Conference second-team honors after her final season.Nicole Barnhart, a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist goalie for the U.S. soccer team, announced Rennie’s selection via a video on the NWHL’s Twitter account.Rennie is the sixth Syracuse player in program history to be drafted to an NWHL roster, joining Brooke Avery, Jacquie Greco, Jessica Sibley, Heather Schwarz and Allie LaCombe, who played for Connecticut in 2019-20.“Savannah has worked very hard in her career to position herself to play at the next level and the NWHL is a league I believe she can flourish in,” SU head coach Paul Flanagan said in a statement to the NWHL. “Playing alongside and against the best players in North America will bring out the best in Savannah.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Published on April 29, 2020 at 9:27 pm Contact Will: Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

No joy for McIlroy

first_imgPhoto © – Tipp FM Rory McIlroy’s failed to qualify for the PGA Tour season ending Tour Championship.He won’t have the chance to defend his FedEx Cup title after finishing 58th at the BMW Championship in Illinois overnight.McIlroy needed a top-four finish to advance. Marc Leishman won the event by five-strokes at 23-under.Meanwhile Romain Wattel clinched the KLM Open in the Netherlands.He finished a shot clear of the field on 15 under after a final round of 69.Paul Dunne ended up best of the Irish – he hit an excellent 66 to finish on 11 under par and a tie for 14th place.Padraig Harrington carded a 69 to finish up on 3 under.last_img read more

Indian woman continues fight to repatriate blue diamond

first_imgLalita Shinde, a member of the trust that is in charge of managing operations at the Trimbakeshwar temple in northwestern India, approached her country’s National Archives this week and presented a memorandum demanding the repatriation of the blue Nassak diamond, which reportedly once graced the crown of Lord Shiva idol.The trustee has been in this quest for a few years now. According to local media, she says that the gem was looted by several rulers some 200 years ago and ended up at a private museum in Lebanon.Read it at Mining Related Itemslast_img read more