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Downers Grove Native Named Co-Captain Of Clarkson Women's Hockey Team

POTSDAM, NY - Downers Grove, Illinois native Savannah Harmon, a standout on Clarkson University's Division I Women's Hockey team, has been named a co-captain for the Golden Knights in 2016-17.

A highly skilled offensive defenseman entering her junior season, Harmon tallied 22 points on four goals and 18 assists in 2015-16. Through 78 career games, Harmon has recorded 11 goals and 32 assists to go along with a very impressive +41 plus/minus rating.

Harmon was named to the ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team in her freshmen campaign in 2014-15.

With outstanding success in recent years, Clarkson has firmly established itself as one of the premier NCAA women's hockey program's in the country. Entering its 14th season at the Division I level, the Golden Knights will again be striving to challenge for NCAA and ECAC Hockey supremacy in 2016-17. Over the past four years, Clarkson has won two ECAC Hockey regular season titles (2014, 2015), competed four times in the NCAA Tournament, made two Frozen Four appearances (2014, 2016) and won it all in 2014 claiming the NCAA National Championship.

The Knights will face a 34-game slate in this season, featuring the 22-game ECAC Hockey schedule. The Green and Gold, who have posted five straight campaigns of 20-or-more wins, will get an early jump to the season with an exhibition contest against Canadian college foe Concordia University on Friday, September 23 at Cheel Arena before officially beginning the 2016-17 campaign. Clarkson begins the Division I schedule hosting Penn State in back-to-back non-conference games on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 in the first of 17 regular-season games in Potsdam.

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A three-point day for Savannah Harmon.

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