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Friday, September 17, 2021
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The Jewish Link and Drink Up would like to recognize Zoey Levy as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The 13-year-old, an eighth grader at The Moriah School in Englewood, won the coveted Hustle & Heart award, which is the highest honor at Hustle & Heart camp. This award goes to the player who represents the Hustle & Heart brand and is the ideal player. Not only is this player a proficient scorer, she is also a leader on the court and makes her teammates better. Hustle & Heart Director Shana Steinmetz told The Jewish Link, “Zoey Levy embodies this award. Zoey was in the middle school division but when she played, the entire camp came to watch. Her handles are insane; She can score at will but even more impressive is that she makes her teammates shine. Her team went undefeated and was the division’s league champion. At least two other players scored in double digits consistently due to Zoey’s countless assists. Her personal drive and passion to win spilled onto her teammates which led the team to bring home the championship. When Zoey’s name was called when she won the award, the entire camp cheered for her which solidified how much Zoey Levy represents the Hustle & Heart brand.”

Zoey congrats on your award! Who is your role model and why?

My parents, because they show me how to live with purpose and kindness.

What is your favorite sport?

Basketball, because it’s the best sport!

What is your greatest sports accomplishment?

Winning the Hustle & Heart award this year.

Who is your favorite athlete and why?

Michael Jordan, because he’s the greatest basketball player of all time and inspires me to work hard.

What is your earliest sports memory?

In kindergarten, being so excited to go to my first ever basketball practice with my team.

What is your pregame routine?

Stretch, lay-ups, close shots, ball handling.

What is your weirdest sports memory?

Scoring for the other team!

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not playing sports?

Hang out with my friends.

What is your favorite sports memory?

Hitting a buzzer beater in my fifth grade semi-final game.

What is the best thing about being a Sportstar?

Being privileged to be part of the group of other Sportstars!

The Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week will receive a 5% discount on their next order @Drink Up, order with https://forms.gle/k8cjADWpMne9bPed7 or message Steve Gutlove 201 578 7425. Please send nominees for an upcoming Drink Up Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week to [email protected].

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