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Sport Trinity Rodman, daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, selected in NWSL draft by Washington Spirit with second pick

07:00  14 january  2021
07:00  14 january  2021 Source:   msn.com

Trinity Rodman wants to be known as more than Dennis Rodman's daughter after becoming a pro soccer player straight out of high school

  Trinity Rodman wants to be known as more than Dennis Rodman's daughter after becoming a pro soccer player straight out of high school Trinity Rodman was selected No. 2 overall in the 2021 NWSL Draft, and she's ready to be known for more than her father's legacy as an NBA icon.The 18-year-old second overall pick in Wednesday night's National Women's Soccer League draft is one of the youngest draftees into the league in recent history. And though she's garnered inordinate attention for her last name - which she inherits from Dennis Rodman, the NBA legend and Hall of Famer known to her as dad - the newest addition to the Washington Spirit says she's "excited to pave my own path and get better throughout this journey.

Washington State University forward Trinity Rodman , the daughter of NBA legend Dennis Rodman , has registered for the 2021 National Women's Washington State University striker Trinity Rodman (R) is expected to be a first-round pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft , which airs Wednesday on Twitch.

Washington State forward Trinity Rodman , daughter of Bulls legend Dennis Rodman , has registered for Wednesday's NWSL Draft . It's the culmination of a stellar youth career for Rodman , who has made waves on every level she has played.

Trinity Rodman, daughter of Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman, was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NWSL draft by the Washington Spirit on Wednesday night.

a sign on the side of a mountain: An NWSL logo sign before the quarterfinal match of the NWSL Challenge Cup. © Maddie Meyer, Getty Images An NWSL logo sign before the quarterfinal match of the NWSL Challenge Cup.

Rodman, 18, was a late entry into the draft out of Washington State. Since the Pac-12 postponed the 2020 women's soccer season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rodman did not appear in a game for Washington State.

Her performance last March helped the United States win the 2020 CONCACAF under-20 women's championship. Rodman, a forward, scored nine goals in the tournament, including two in the final against Mexico, as the U.S. went 7-0 in the competition.

Trinity Rodman, daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, selected in NWSL draft by Washington Spirit with second pick

  Trinity Rodman, daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, selected in NWSL draft by Washington Spirit with second pick Trinity Rodman, daughter of NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman, was the No. 2 pick in the 2021 NWSL draft by the Washington Spirit on Wednesday night. © Maddie Meyer, Getty Images An NWSL logo sign before the quarterfinal match of the NWSL Challenge Cup. Rodman, 18, was a late entry into the draft out of Washington State. Since the Pac-12 postponed the 2020 women's soccer season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rodman did not appear in a game for Washington State. Her performance last March helped the United States win the 2020 CONCACAF under-20 women's championship.

Trinity Rodman , the daughter of five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman , has declared for the NWSL draft Per ESPN's Jeff Carlisle, Rodman is expected to be a first-round pick , which will stream live on Twitch on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET.

The National Women’s Soccer League on Tuesday announced its list of players in Wednesday’s NWSL draft , and Trinity Rodman is on the list. The freshman forward at Washington State, daughter of NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman , is expected to be a first-round pick . The 5-foot-10 forward

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Dennis Rodman was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. He was a two-time NBA defensive player of the year and five-time NBA champion.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Trinity Rodman, daughter of former NBA star Dennis Rodman, selected in NWSL draft by Washington Spirit with second pick

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