Beaver of the Week Episode 8: Nika Haleftiras

Beaver of the Week Episode 8: Nika Haleftiras

Photo: Noelle Davis

PASADENA (Nov. 30, 2017) – Women's basketball junior guard Nika Haleftiras (San Diego, Calif. / Our Lady of Peace) is the eighth Caltech scholar-athlete to be featured in the episodic web series, Beaver of the Week.

Haleftiras is off to a strong start to the 2017-18 season. She is coming off a 6-for-11 shooting game in which the Beavers came one point away from knocking off Lewis & Clark College in double overtime. She finished with a final line of 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists. The junior is averaging seven points per game and is one of three Beavers averaging 3.7 assists per game. Haleftiras and the Beavers are set to beging SCIAC play when they host Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Beaver of the Week is a weekly web series providing fans and members of the Caltech community an in-depth look at the lives of Caltech scholar-athletes on the field, track, court or pool, in addition to life in the classroom. New and future episodes can be found on the Caltech Beavers YouTube Channel.