A little more than halfway through the men's volleyball season, freshman Noam Hannoun (Givat, ISRAEL) leads the Quincy University Hawks (Quincy, IL) in digs. On February 18, Noam was named NCAA National Libero of the Week, having averaged 5 digs per game against McKendree University and Ohio State on February 14th and 16th.
Matan Segal, Southern Methodist University
SMU Swimmers Set for American Athletic Conference Championships
February 25, 2019 -The Mustangs head to Indianapolis for the American Athletic Conference Championships February 27-March 2. Live coverage of the event will be available on the American Digital Network.Junior Matan Segal leads The American Conference in the 200-yard backstroke and is fourth in the 100 distance in his first season on the Hilltop. Segal posted a 1:46.00 in the 200 at SMU's mid-season invite at Texas A&M. As a team, SMU has posted 12 times this season that would qualify swimmers for the Championship Final at the event. Segal places #10 on the list of All-Time SMU Performers in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:46.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (February 21, 2019) – Rollins stayed unbeaten, coming from behind to defeat the Bates Bobcats, 6-1, under the lights at the Bert Martin Tennis Complex. The Tars improve to 3-0 on the year, while Bates falls in their season opener to sit at 0-1.Gai Feigin locked up the match for Rollins, earning the Tars fourth point with a 6-4, 6-4 win on the fourth court.
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Mika Misgav, Saint Louis University
Misgav Captures First SLU Win Against Bowling Green
PERRYSBURG, Ohio -- Mika Misgav (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL) collected her first victory at Saint Louis in the Billikens' 6-1 loss at Bowling Green Friday afternoon. Misgav started school at Saint Louis University in mid-January.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wake Forest men's tennis team swept the ACC's weekly tennis awards as the league announced its Player and Doubles Team of the Week on Wednesday (Feb. 20). Sophomore Bar Botzer (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL) was named the Player of the Week while the tandem of Alan Gadjiev and Borna Gojo were tabbed as the Doubles Team of the Week.
Botzer, a native of Tel Aviv, Israel, led the Deacs to a 3-1 record and a runner-up finish at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship this past weekend in Chicago, with all four teams appearing in the top-12 of the national team rankings. Individually, Botzer posted a perfect 4-0 singles record, with three of his wins coming against ranked opponents.
In the championship match, Botzer, who entered the tournament ranked 21st nationally, defeated 12th-ranked Kyle Seelig of Ohio State in straight sets. Prior to his win over Seelig, Botzer also defeated No. 32 Adam Ambrozy of Columbia, No. 36 Josh Peck of North Carolina and UCLA's Patrick Zahraj.
Dor Saar, University of Maine
Orono, Maine, February 26, 2019 -- The University of Maine women's basketball team attempts to run its current winning streak to double-digits as it carries its nine-game win streak to UMass Lowell. Maine's win streak is currently tied with James Madison for the seventh longest active win streak in the nation. The Black Bears, who recently picked up their 20th win of the season, have now tallied 20 or more wins in four of the last five seasons. Maine enters play 11-0 all-time against the River Hawks.
With a win and a Hartford loss, the Black Bears would clinch their second consecutive America East regular season title, thus locking up home court throughout the America East playoffs. Maine won its ninth consecutive victory on February 24th, a 71-61 decision over Stony Brook at the Augusta Civic Center. Dor Saar chipped in 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting with four assists in that game. Saar ranks second in the league and 41st in the nation with 5.1 assists per game while her 2.46 assist to turnover ratio is an America East best and 24th overall.
Lee Or, Northwestern University
EVANSTON, Ill. –Northwestern opened a pair of weekend matches with a commanding 7-0 victory over Iowa on Friday evening at Combe Tennis Center. The Wildcats started off strong with a dominant 6-0 win by Clarissa Hand and Lee Or (Kfar Saba, ISRAEL) at No. 1 doubles. The No. 20 ranked pairing is now 7-3 on the season.
Carol Finke kept the Wildcats' momentum going with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles to improve to 4-0 in competition. Or quickly followed Finke with a 6-2, 6-3 victory in the No. 3 slot.