BSU Women's Swimming & Diving BIO
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 Sumaiyah Ahmad

IN THE BSU RECORD BOOKS: Seventh in school history in the 200 breast after turning in a 2:20.61 at the 2013 MAC Championships. 

2013-14: Earned her fourth letter at Ball State ... turned in season-best times of 1:05.94 and 2:23.54 in the 100 and 200 breast at the 2014 MAC Championships ... clocked her season-best in the 200 IM at the league meet with a 2:14.06.

2012-13: Earned her third letter at Ball State ... earned personal-best times at the MAC Championships in three events -- 100 breast (1:05.18), 200 breast (2:20.61) and the 200 IM (2:13.16) ... ended the season ranked seventh in BSU history in the 200 breast ... swam a lifetime-best time of 53.38 in the 100 free vs. Evansville (Jan. 25).

2011-12: Earned her second letter at Ball State ... posted a personal-best times at the MAC Championships in the 100 breast (1:06.39), 200 breast (2:28.29) and the 200 IM (2:13.61) ... swam in the 200 medley, 200 free and 400 relays with season-best splits of 31.72, 25.46 and 58.43 respectively.

2010-11: Earned her first letter at Ball State … turned in BSU career-best times of 26.40 in the 50 free at the Doug Coers Invitational (Nov. 19), 1:08.21 in the 100 back at Michigan State (Dec. 11), 1:08.80 in the 100 breast at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 30), 2:29.68 in the 200 breast at the Mid-American Conference Championships (Feb. 23) and 2:19.39 in the 200 IM at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (Dec. 3).

HIGH SCHOOL:Coached by Sherry Hilbrich at Lowell High School a four-year letterwinner … helped establish school records in the 200 medley relay, the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay … team captain as a junior and senior … three-time team Leadership Award winner … co-MVP as a senior … state qualifier in the 100 breast and 200 medley relay as a senior … placed 21st in the 100 breast at the state meet with a time of 1:08.68 … her 200 medley relay placed 19th with a time of 1:51.42 … sectional finalist all four years … Five-time Second Team All-Northwest Crossroads Conference selection over her career … three-time All-NCC Honorable Mention honoree … NCC Academic All-Conference as a senior … posted career-best times in the 100 breast (1:08.39), 50 free (25.83), 100 free (57.47) and 200 IM (2:21.26) her senior year … also earned two varsity letters in soccer and two in tennis at Lowell … in soccer, she tied for the team lead in goals as a senior … team captain and team leadership award winner as a senior … Indiana Soccer Coaches Association High School Top Team Player as a senior … in tennis, she was the team captain as a senior … team finished the year as sectional runner-up … NCC Academic All-Conference as a senior.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Hosam and Cindy Ahmad … born March 1, 1991, in Dallas, Texas … has one sister, Sameerah …. majoring in elementary education.
Position: Breaststroke, Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lowell, Ind.
High School: Lowell
Major: Elementary Education
Experience: 3 Letters
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