2010-2011: Placed sixth and ninth in the 200- and 100-yard backstrokes and 14th in the 50-yard freestyle at the America East Championships… Swam a career-best time in the 50 free (21.52) at the conference meet and in the 100 back (51.20) at the Patriot Invitational… Season best in the 200 back was 1:50.99 at the Patriot Invitational… Picked up three wins in the 200 back during the dual meet season.
2009-10: Finished eighth in the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes and 10th in the 50-yard freestyle at the America East Championships… Swam a career-best time in the 50 free (21.56) at the conference meet and 100 back (51.31) at the Patriot Invitational… The 100 back time is 10th on UMBC’s all-time top-10 list.
2008-09: Claimed silver in the 200-yard backstroke and finished sixth in the 100 back and 11th in the 200-yard individual medley at the America East Championships… Placed fourth in the 200 back and fifth in the 100 back at the Patriot Invitational… Claimed five victories during the dual meet season… Swam season-best times in the 100 back (51.57), 200 back (1:49.61) and 200 IM (1:56.14) at the America East Championship… The 200 back time is third on UMBC’s all-time top-10 list.
Background: Swam in the USA Swimming Sectionals in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for Columbia Aquatic Club in 2008… Finished first at the Howard County High School Championships in 2007 for the 200 free relay, 50 back, 100 back and 200 medley relay.
Personal: Son of Dr. Suzan Awad and Dr. Sherif Saad… Has three siblings, Ahmad, Yasmeen and Yousef… Majoring in computer engineering… Born Aug. 8, 1990.