PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Wesleyan's Lauren Goetzman, Zoe Oasis and Emily Ribatt of the women's soccer team will compete in the 15th European Maccabi Games in Budapest, Hungary this summer, as announced by the Maccabi USA Open Women's Soccer Chair, Marc Backal, along with Head Coach Jeff Katz and Assistant Coach Andrew Chappell.
The European Games are a high-level athletic competition for Jewish athletes all over the world aimed at connecting Jews from the Diaspora. They are hosted by the European Maccabi Confederation and conducted in cooperation with Maccabi World Union. They are held every four years, two years after the Maccabiah is held.
Maccabi USA builds Jewish pride through sports, generating the emotional intensity, high ideals and powerful camaraderie of competition. The organization connects athletes, volunteers and supporters with the global Jewish community.