Congratulations to Bay State Jaguars alums Sophie Bikofsky (Newton South ‘11/Brown University ‘15) and Chloe Rothman (Newton South ‘11/Merrimack College ‘15) on being selected to the USA Open Women’s Basketball Team that will compete in July 2013 at the Maccabiah Games in Israel. 

The Maccabiah Games are held every four years in Israel and are sometimes referred to as the “Jewish Olympics,” hosting over 8,000 athletes from more than 60 countries. The games are the third largest sporting event in the world.

Bikofsky and Rothman competed against the best Jewish female basketball players in the country in a highly competitive two-day tryout before being selected for the team.