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Shira Elinav

Position Forward
Height 5'6"
Hometown Tel-Aviv, Israel
High School Shefayim HS
Class Freshman

Came to Lawrence having already built an impressive resume as one of Israel’s top young players … Spent three years on her country’s youth national teams, where she netted 11 goals in 24 international matches … Was called up to Israel’s senior national squad in fall of 2019 for the team’s six EURO qualifiers … In those six outings, she logged over 300 minutes and netted a goal in her team’s 4-0 win over Georgia in early March.

Spent several years playing in the top women’s leagues in Israel … Coming off a stint with F.C. Ramat Hasharon, which she helped to the league championship in 2019-20.

Daughter of Eran and Hila Elinav … Has one twin brother, Omri, and a younger sister, Inbal … Began playing soccer when she moved to the U.S. in 2009 … Undecided on major.