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Keeping Up With Carter - Maccabiah Games 2017

Keeping Up With Carter - Maccabiah Games 2017

BEVERLY, Mass. – Keep track of Carter Horwitz's (Tustin, Calif.) Maccabiah Games experience by following along through social media posts below.

July 15, 2017

The Maccabi USA Hockey team and Carter Horwitz's tournament run ended in Silver, and the Endicott Community and Carter's family couldn't be prouder of the their accomplishments.


July 14, 2017

Here's a pump up video for Saturday's gold medal round game against Canada. As if both teams needed any more motivation to play for gold.

July 13, 2017

After a few days off, the Maccabi USA Hockey team took the ice one more time in pool play with a lot on the line against Germany. A chance to play in the gold medal game to be exact. With everything on the line, Team USA earned the victory, setting up a rematch against Canada for gold.

There also was a great story written about the game on the College Hockey, Inc. website.

July 10, 2017

On Monday, Carter and his teammates defeated host Israel, 7-0. The squad is now 2-0-1 and currently sit in first place in the Maccabiah Games.

Here's a recap of the game via Steven Ellis.

July 9, 2017

On Sunday, the team got after it in the weight room as part of their strength and conditioning regimen. Carter also took part in an incline treadmill "race". 

The team also supported USA Basketball on their off day.

July 8, 2017

The Maccabi USA Hockey Twitter account posted Carter's second goal in the team's 12-3 win over Russia. Check it out below.

July 7, 2017

Carter scored two goals to help the Maccabi USA Hockey team defeat Russia, 12-3, for the squad's first win of prelims. The USA Hockey team is now 1-0-1 so far in pool play.

July 6, 2017

The opening ceremonies were something all athletes taking part in the Maccabiah Games will never forget! There even was a surprise wedding...

July 5, 2017

In their first game of the prelims, USA lost to the defending champions Canada, 3-2 in overtime, but showed some great resolve despite being down 2-0 in the contest to force an eventual overtime period.

July 4, 2017

Team photos make everything official. In this photo, Carter is located in the second row and two in from the left.

June 29, 2017

Carter and the team traveled to Old Jerusalem prior to official practices and prep for the Maccabiah Games.

Old Jerusalem conquered us today. #Homeland

A post shared by maccabi usahockey (@maccabiusahockey) on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:10am PDT

Prior to arriving in Israel, Carter took some time to write a story on playing for his country and his faith for The story was published on June 29, more or less at the same time that he arrived in Jerusalem.