Elijah Hirsh

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Elijah Hirsh
No. 11 – Ironi Kiryat Ata B.C.
PositionForward
LeagueIsraeli Basketball Premier League
Personal information
Born (1997-08-25) August 25, 1997 (age 24)
Woodstock, Georgia
NationalityAmerican-Israeli
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolWoodstock High School
  • The King's Academy
College
  • Berry College
Playing career2019–present

Elijah Hirsh (born August 25, 1997) is an American-Israeli basketball player for Ironi Kiryat Ata in the Israeli Basketball Premier League.[1] He plays the forward position.[1]

Biography

Hirsh was born in Woodstock, Georgia, to Michael and Jo Lynn Hirsh.[1][2] He is 6' 8" (203 cm) tall, and weighed 220 pounds (100 kg).[1]

He attended Woodstock High School and The King's Academy in Woodstock.[3][2][4]

Hirsh then attended Berry College (Business Administration; '19).[1] In 2018 he was named Southern Athletic Association All-Second Team and All-Tournament Team, First Team All-Conference, and broke the single-game record for blocks in Berry's NCAA DIII era with 10 blocks.[3][2] In 2019 he averaged 17.5 points (second in the SAA), 9.2 rebounds (leading the SAA), and 1.9 blocks per game, and was named SAA Player of the Year, SAA All-First Team, and National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District South First Team, and Academic All-America|Google Cloud Academic All-District.[5][3][2][6]

He plays for Ironi Kiryat Ata in the Israeli Basketball Premier League, with whom Hirsh signed a two-year deal in July 2019.[1][5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Elijah Hirsh Basketball Player Profile, Elitzur Kiryat Ata, News, National League, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards". Eurobasket LLC.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Elijah Hirsh - 2018-19 - Men's Basketball". Berry College.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Elijah Hirsh Player Profile, Berry College, NCAA Stats, Events Stats, Game Logs, Bests, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com.
  4. "2018-2019: The Kings Academy Boys". The Southern Hoops Report.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "2018-19 SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Year Elijah Hirsh signs with Israel's Elitzur Kiryat Ata". Southern Athletic Association. July 2, 2019.
  6. "Hirsh Signs Pro Basketball Deal With Israel's Elitzur Kiryat Ata". BerryVikings.com. July 2, 2019.

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