Women's Rowing

Sarah Asad


Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Coffman



Sarah  Asad


Big Ten Champions! No. 1 Buckeyes Win Third-Consecutive Title

Ohio State wins six of seven finals on its way to a championship-record 186 points


No. 1 Ohio State Sweeps B1G Preliminary Heats

Buckeyes finish 4-0 on day one of the Big Ten championships, are well positioned for day two


No. 1 Ohio State Wins All Six Races Saturday in Regular Season Finale

Buckeyes have two weekends off prior to the Big Ten championships


No. 1 Buckeyes Finish 5-0 on Final Day at Clemson

Ohio State wins 12 of 15 races over two days of competition


No. 1 OSU Wins Seven Races on Day 1 at Clemson

Buckeyes finish first or second in all 10 contests


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
2014 NCAA champion (1V4)
Two-time Big Ten champion (1V4, 1N8)

Academic Achievements
2014 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
2014 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State 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.

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