Sivan Aballi
Sivan Aballi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holon, Israel

High School:
Kiriat-Sharet HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
02/28/1984


Aballi's Personal Bests
Indoor
Shot Put	15.88m (52-01.75)	2008
Weight 	        15.31m (50-02.75)	2008
Outdoor
Shot Put	15.89m (52-01.75)	2008
Discus		48.50m (159-01)		2008

2008 Outdoor: Aballi competed in seven meets during the 2008 outdoor track and field season...She threw the shot put and discus for the Tigers and recorded six top-3 performances...Aballi won the shot put at the Rhodes Open Meet with a toss of 15.78m (51-09.25)...She also set a personal best record in the discus with a throw of 48.50m (159-01)...She threw a personal best shot put mark of 15.89m (52-01.75) placing second at the Ole Miss Invitational...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championships, Aballi recorded a shot put distance of 15.78m (51-09.25) and placing third behind teammate and All-American Susan King...She also registered another All-C-USA performance in the discus with a seventh place toss of 45.15m (148-01)...She qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional held in Fayetteville, Ark...At the Mideast Regional she recorded a shot put throw of 15.69m (51-05.75) earning her ninth place...She also had a discus mark of 47.62m (156-03) finishing in 17th place.

2008 Indoor: Aballi competed in seven meets during the 2008 indoor track and field season...She participated in the shot put and weight throw for the Tigers...Aballi recorded six top-3 finishes in the indoor shot put...At the Arkansas State Kickoff Meet, she threw a personal best weight throw mark with a toss of 15.31m (50-02.75) and grabbing third place...At the same meet, she placed second in the shot put with a throw of 15.79m (51-09.75)...At the SEMO Invitational she recorded a personal best third place shot put distance of 15.88m (52-01.75)...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championship she earned a spot on the awards stand with a third place finish behind teammate and All-American Susan King in the shot put with a throw of 15.39m (50-06.00)...She also placed 17th at the C-USA Championships in the weight throw with a toss of 14.51m (47-07.25).

2007 Outdoor: Redshirted the 2007 outdoor track and field season

2007 Indoor: At the ASU Kickoff Classic placed 3rd in the shot put with a distance of 15.01 meters ... Finished 3rd in the shot put at the Rod McCravy Invitational with a distance of 15.24 and 1st in the discus with a throw of 45.74 meters ... Placed 3rd at the Gladstein Invitational in the shot put with a throw of 14.97 meters ... At the McDonald's Invitational placed 4th in the shot put and 8th in the weight throw with distances of 14.65 meters and 15.33 meters ... Took 3rd at the Red Hawk Invitational in the shot put with a throw of 51-11.25 ... At the C-USA Championships took home a 2nd place finish in the shot put with a distance of 15.30 meters.

2006 Outdoor: Qualified for NCAA Regionals in the discus and shot ... Threw 48-02 in the shot at the C-USA Championships, finishing fourth ... Set a new personal best at the Rhodes Open with a throw of 156-09 in the discus ... Smashed her shot record by more than four feet at the Rhodes Open to capture the meet title in the event and also set a new personal best in the discus while finishing fourth... Was second in the shot and discus at the Ole Miss Dual Meet ... Put up two solid showings at the Bulldog Invitational, finishing fourth in both the shot put and discus with tosses of 47-06.50 and 148-06.00 respectively ... Posted two regional marks at the Sea Ray Relays, finishing seventh in the discus and eighth in the shot put with throws of 156-06 and 48-10.75 respectively.

2006 Indoor: Placed third in the shot at the C-USA Championships with a mark of 45-09.00 ... Was eighth in the weight throw at the ASU Kick-Off meet ... Sixth in the shot at SIU Booster ... Eighth in the weight throw at the McDonalds Invitational ... Was fourth in the shot at the Redhawk Invitational.

2005 Outdoor: Competed in the discus and shot put, making great progress throughout the season, specifically in the discus...Posted a then personal best in the discus at the Mississippi Invitational, placing sixth with a throw of 142-07" (43.47m)...Placed fourth in both the discus and shot at the Ole Miss Invitational with throws of 141-08" (43.19m) and 40-06.25" (12.35m), respectively...Set personal records in both the discus (144-10"; 44.16m) and shot (41-07.25"; 12.68m) at the Indian Classic, finishing third in the discus and fourth in the shot...Scored in her first-career conference meet with a sixth-place effort of 144-09" (44.11m) in the discus at C-USA Championships.

2005 Indoor: Redshirted the indoor season due to a shoulder injury that kept her out of competition.

ACADEMICS: She has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for eight semesters...She has been a member of the Tiger Academic 30 for three semesters...She has made the Dean's List for eight semesters...She has had a 4.0 semester grade point average for one semester...She has made the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for four years...She has earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for four years...She has been selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team one year...She has been an Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar for three years... She has been a CUSA Scholar Athlete Nominee one year...She has been a member of the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV First Team...and she has been on the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for one year...

PREP: Attended Kiriat Sharet H.S...Competed in the discus, shot put, and javelin in track and field and played power forward in basketball...Is a four-time Israeli champion in the discus (1999-2002)...Was captain of the Israeli Junior Track and Field Team in 2002...Was a member of the Israeli National Basketball Team for Juniors and was a captain in 2001.

PERSONAL: Born in Holon, Israel on Feb. 28, 1984...Full name is Sivan Sibu Aballi...Daughter of Ovadia and Fortune Aballi...Has four older siblings, Manny, Rama, Halm and Shelly...Major is undecided...Favorite book is the "Count of Monte Cristo"...Loves to spend time playing on the computer...Chose Memphis because "Coach Robinson is a great coach and I really liked his program."
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