Ashley Saba
Ashley  Saba

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Seton-LaSalle High School

Height:
5-11

Position:
Varsity

05/15/2016

Big Ten Champs! Buckeyes Win Fourth Consecutive Conference Title

1V8, 2V8, 1V4 and 3V4 earn gold medals

05/13/2016

No. 3 Ohio State Rows for a Fourth Consecutive B1G Title

Buckeyes travel to Indianapolis to face conference rivals

04/23/2016

Buckeyes Sweep Varsity Races vs. Syracuse, MSU

Team has three weeks off prior to the Big Ten championships

04/17/2016

No. 4 Buckeyes Win Five Races on Opening Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the day unbeaten

04/17/2016

Ohio State Wins Four Races on Final Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the weekend unbeaten

06/01/2016

2016 NCAA Championships

Photos by Noah Dutton

05/26/2016

2016 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski

05/19/2015

2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
2015 Big Ten champion (1N8)

Academic Achievements
2015 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2016 (Sophomore)
Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight, First Varsity Four, and Second Varsity Four throughout the season … captured silver at the Big Ten Championships in the Second Varsity Four (7:16.572) to help Ohio State win its fourth-consecutive conference title … dominated the season opener in the 2V4 in Princeton, NJ, beating No. 3 Brown, No. 6 Yale and No. 11 Princeton, with times of 7:25.5 and 8:06.0 … split races against Clemson and No. 4 Virginia at Griggs Reservoir, finishing in 7:24.9 and 7:44.9, respectively … defeated conference foes No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State in the First Varsity Four in Princeton, N.J. …  competed in the Second Varsity Eight on the first day of the Clemson Invite, beating No. 3 Virginia, No. 8 Texas and No. 20 Louisville … narrowly won the final race of the Clemson Invite in the 1V4, winning by just 0.5 seconds and topping No. 14 Washington State and No. 20 Louisville … finished out the regular season in the Second Varsity Four, defeating No. 16 Syracuse, Michigan State and Ohio State’s 3V4.

2015 (Freshman)
Rowed as a member of the First Novice Eight in every race of the season... opened the season with a win over Notre Dame at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual March 28 in a time of 6:44.04 ... captured first place over the Clemson Third Varsity Eight at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., April 4 … claimed a win over Minnesota at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11 in a time of 6:19.37  … won two of three races over two days at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C., April 18-19 … opened the competition with a runner-up finish behind Virginia in a combined 3V8/1N8 race with a time of 6:50.9 before posting a first-place time of 6:46.3 in the second race of the day, three seconds faster than Syracuse; closed the two-day regatta with a neck-and-neck battle against Michigan State in a combined 3V8/1N8 contest, beating the Spartans in a photo finish (6:43.0-6:43.3) … defeated Michigan State by three seconds (6:48.3-6:51.00) in the regular season finale at Griggs Reservoir April 25 … earned a narrow victory over No.1-seed Wisconsin at the Big Ten championships in a time of 7:10.29, claiming Ohio State's third 1V8 conference title in four seasons ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State
Attended Seton-La Salle High School ... three-year letter winner on the swimming team ... competed with Three Rivers Rowing from 2010-2014, serving as captain in 2014.

Personal
Daughter of Lisa and David Saba ... had one sibling, D.J ... plans to major in civil engineer with hopes of designing bridges and coaching rowing in the future.