Sarah Asad
Sarah  Asad


Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Coffman




Four Buckeyes Named Pocock All-Americans

Asad, Davis, Norton and Shields earn First Team All-America honors


Five Buckeyes Earn CRCA All-Region Honors

Twenty-two athletes names CRCA Scholar-Athletes


First Varsity Eight Wins Title, Buckeyes Finish Second Overall

Ohio State becomes first team in NCAA history to win three-consecutive 1V8 championships


No. 2 Ohio State Advances All Crews to NCAA Grand Finals

2V8 wins semifinal heat; 1V8 and 1V4 collect runner-up finishes


No. 2 Buckeyes Place All Three Crews in NCAA A/B Semifinals

1V8 and 2V8 win first-round heats, 1V4 collects runner-up finish


2016 NCAA Championships

Photos by Noah Dutton


2016 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski


WROW: 2015 NCAA Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


Ohio State vs. Michigan, Michigan State, Syracuse

Photos by Jeff Mills

4/25/15 at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River

Athletic Accolades
Two-time NCAA champion (1V8, V4)
Three-time Big Ten champion (1V8, 1V4, 1N8)
2016 First Team CRCA Pocock All-American
2016 First Team CRCA All-Central Region

Academic Achievements
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten selection
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2015 (Junior Season): First Varsity Four coxswain for the first two events of the season … opened the season finishing first in front of No. 9 Notre Dame (7:13.35) and No. 18 Louisville (7:11.51), at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual at Griggs Reservoir March 28… captured first place at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., April 4, defeating No. 4 Virginia (7:03.2) and Clemson (7:28.8) … finished the season as coxswain of the Second Varsity Eight … won both races at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11; earned the first victory (6:04.88) by 12 seconds over No. 19 Minnesota and the second over No. 18 Wisconsin (6:09.25-6:10.07) … won two of three races over two days at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C. April 18-19 ... captured a second-place finish (6:38.2) behind Virginia in the morning session (6:25.7) and defeated Washington State by three-tenths of a second in the evening (6:32.5) on day one, followed by a win on day two over No. 16 UCLA … captured a win in the regular season finale at Griggs Reservoir April 25 with a time of 6:36.1 … placed second at the 2015 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 7:02.29, helping the Buckeyes’ to a third consecutive Big Ten team championship and fifth overall ... earned a silver medal at the 2015 NCAA Championships at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, Calif., clinching the program's third-consecutive national team title … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2014 (Sophomore Season): Coxswain of the second varsity four in every regular season race of the season ... opened the season with a victory (7:23.09) against No. 12 Michigan at Griggs Reservoir March 29 ... captured two wins at the Oregon State Classic at Dexter Lake in Lowell, Ore., the first (7:20.2) over No. 9 Michigan, No. 20 Oregon State `B' and Oregon State `C' and the second (7:21.36) over Michigan and Oregon State `B' ... claimed first place (7:55.20) over No. 19 Louisville, Iowa and Indiana April 12 in Iowa City, Iowa ... picked up a win (7:31.90) over No. 9 Notre Dame at the Big Ten/Acc Challenge April 19 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... collected two more wins during the regular season finale May 3 in Ann Arbor, Mich., a victory (7:40.4) over Michigan State and another (8:12.93) over No. 17 Louisville ... captured a conference title with the first varsity four as they defeated Wisconsin and Michigan State with a time of 7:27.30 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. ... earned a seventh-place overall finish at the NCAA championshipS after sounding the horn in first place in the varsity four Petite Final ... Academic All-Big Ten selection, CRCA Scholar-Athlete and OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2013 (Freshman Season):
Coxswain of the first novice eight in every race of the season ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish (7:45.3) at No. 3 Princeton with No. 13 Brown at Carnegie Lake, N.J. March 30 ... claimed two third-place finishes at the OSU Invitational at Griggs Reservoir April 6, both to Michigan and Notre Dame in times of 7:47.82 and 7:50.52, respectively ... placed second behind Michigan (6:58.8-7:01.1) at the Big Ten Duals April 13 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., ... captured two first-place finishes at the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. April 20-21; the first over Virginia, Oklahoma, UCF and Louisville in 6:58.2 and the second over Clemson, Texas, Penn, UCF and Miami in 6:45.0 ... placed second (7:17.00) to No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... captured a first-place finish and gold medal at the 2013 Big Ten Championships after crossing the line in 7:06.90 ahead of second-place Wisconsin and third-place Michigan ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Rower and coxswain for Dublin Crew for four years under coaches Gina Crooks and Farrah Edwards ... advanced to the 2010 Youth National Championships as a member of the lightweight four ... also competed at the Head of the Charles (2010).

Personal: Daughter of Bashir and Fauzia ... has two siblings, Sana and Summer ... plans to become a high school math teacher and a high school rowing coach after graduation ... enjoys making people smile ... member of the Boo Radley Society and honors program ... lists greatest sports thrill as crossing the finish line first in the first novice eight at the 2013 Big Ten Championships.