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October 2010 TIB newsletter

Dan Aronovic - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
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                 SPOTLIGHT: 

 MEET THE ISRAELIS  WHO STARTED SCHOOL IN THE US THIS SEPTEMBER
                      

Here are the Israelis scholar-athletes helped by TIB who started school in September 2010.  Check the map below to locate Israeli athletes in college near your city.

SHAY YAKOBOVICH - U of WEST FLORIDA

MEN'S BASKETBALL

RONNIE BALZAM - MISSOURI STATE                 

WOMEN'S SWIMMING

AMIR ARBEL - MISSOURI STATE 

MEN'S SWIMMING

GUY KOSOV - FRESNO STATE                          

MEN'S SWIMMING

BECKY KOPILOVITCH - U OF SAN FRANCISCO 

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

 
   
 

ABOUT ISRAELBRIDGE
Who We Are:

Ross Greenstein, Scholarship for Athletes President and Founder of The Israel Bridge

Dan Aronovic, Head of Operations, The Israel Bridge

Our Vision:
The Israel Bridge will work to be the largest resource for connecting and developing relationships between Israelis and Americans.

Current activities:
Finding athletic scholarships for deserving Israeli athletes in the US. We have over 50 athletes attending schools like Duke, Ohio State, UCLA, Maryland, UNLV, Arizona, Arizona State, Xavier, University of San Francisco and many others.

Visit our website for more info:
www.theisraelbridge.org

Donate:
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Danielle Steinberg is in her first year as an assistant coach for the Wichita State women's team.  She was a student assistant coach for the women's team at the University of Arizona last season, where she had a stellar playing career for the Wildcats.  A four-year letter winner from 2005-2009, Steinberg played a majority of her career in the #1 spot and was the captain of the team.  She was second-team All-Pac 10 in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and qualified for the NCAA singles tournament in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

From Tel Aviv, Israel, Steinberg was an exceptional student at Arizona.  She was the Pac-10 Spring Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2009 and also earned the 2009 Pac-10 post-graduate scholarship.  Steinberg graduated with degrees in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in general business.  She is in the Sport Management Master's program at Wichita State.

                          

                                           

 

 

 

 

Articles

                                      

                                               Dmitri Pelts

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY  October 22, 2010 - The Saint Peter's (NJ) College Peacocks (8-4-1, 4-0-1 MAAC) extended their unbeaten streak to six games and remained unbeaten in MAAC play, recording their third straight shutout with the score1-0 against the Marist College Red Foxes (6-7, 1-3 MAAC).  The St. Peters soccer team has the largest contingent of Israelis in Division 1 play for all sports.  Four Israelis are active players on the team, Dimitri Pelts, Assaf Sheleg, Oron Levi and Liad Amir with Pelts ranked #3 in goals scored, Sheleg ranked #3 in assists and Amir ranked #5 in shots taken.  The team also has an Israeli Assistant Coach, Yakov Rahav, who played for the team the two previous years.

 

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http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/images/0.gif                                         Amit Inbar

Oct. 20, 2010

LOS ANGELES - Members of the UCLA men's tennis team will be in action this week, as the team heads down to UC Irvine for the 2010 USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships, Oct. 21-25.

A total of nine Bruin players are entered in the singles draw, led by No. 2 seed Nick Meister. Four other UCLA players are seeded, including Amit Inbar (#8), Daniel Kosakowski (#9), Alex Brigham (#17) and Clay Thompson (#17).

Inbar and Meister are the top-seeded duo in the 64-team doubles draw and ranked #6 in the preseason NCAA D1 polls.

                                                    Nadine Fahoum

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , OCTOBER 22, 2010 – The Duke women’s tennis team kept up its stellar play on day two of the ITA Carolina Regional, winning five of its singles matches with all three doubles teams reaching the quarterfinals.
  
The Duke senior duo of
Nadine Fahoum (Haifa, Israel) and Ellah Nze, ranked 19th in Division 1 NCAA polls, defeated bitter rivals Haley Hemm and Gina Suarez-Malaguti from North Carolina in their round of 16 match-up by a score of 8-3. Fahoum and Nze advanced with the win to the quarterfinals to square off against Ryann Cutillo and Kayla Duncan from Wake Forest on Saturday.
  
Fahoum, the fifth-seed singles player, won her opening round match in straight sets over Kathryn Talbert from Wake Forest, 6-1, 6-3. Fahoum is slated to play her second round singles match against Yasmine Alkema from Winthrop.  She is currently ranked among the top singles players in NCAA Division 1, continuing her success from the past 2 years of play at Old Dominion University.

 

 

     
   
 

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