Silfen, Weill Earn Hardware at 20th Maccabiah Games

Silfen, Weill Earn Hardware at 20th Maccabiah Games

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin athletics Ally Silfen '17 (women's basketball) and Sarah Jane Weill '18 (field hockey) recently competed at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem, Israel.

Silfen helped lead Team USA to a gold medal in the open women's basketball division, helping the team to a victory over Israel in the final. Weill led Team USA to a silver medal in the open women's field hockey division, scoring a key goal in the team's semifinal 3-2 victory over Holland.

The 2017 Maccabiah Games saw 10,000 athletes from 85 different countries compete in 45 different sports. Silfen and Weill were part of an 1,100-member delegation representing the United States of America.