Women's Rowing

Sarah Asad

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Coffman

Height:
5-3

Position:
Varsity

Sarah  Asad

03/28/2015

No. 1 Buckeyes Earn 10 Wins in Season Opener

Ohio State finishes 8-0 in varsity competition against Notre Dame, Louisville

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
Two-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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