PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Saadeldin Abouaish
Saadeldin Abouaish
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
High School: El Alsson School

Sophomore (2017-18)
Unanimous First Team All-Ivy selection ... Went 10-6 at No. 1 for a squad that finished No. 2 in the nation ... Defeated Dartmouth's Alvin Heumann at No. 1 (Dec. 6) ... Defeated MIT's Joe O'Connor at No. 1 (Dec. 7) ... Defeated St. Lawrence's CSA first-team All-America honoree Ahmed Bayoumy, 3-1, at No. 1 (Jan. 11) ... Topped Cornell's Andy Muran, 3-0, at No. 1 (Jan. 13) ... Fell in five games to reigning national champion Osama Khalifa of Columbia at No. 1 (Jan. 14) ... Topped Western Ontario's David Mill, 3-0, at No. 1 (Jan. 20) ... Beat Rochester's Ashley Davies, 3-1, at No. 1 (Jan. 27) ... Victorious against Drexel's Lucas Rousselet, 3-0, at No. 1 (Jan. 28) ... Playing at No.1, handed Princeton's Youssef Ibrahim his first lost of the season, 3-2 (Feb. 3) ... Fell to Penn's Andrew Douglas, 3-2, at No. 1 (Feb. 4) ... Topped Yale's Sepncer Lovejoy at No. 1, 3-2 (Feb. 9) ... Swept Brown's Thomas Belcher at No. 1 (Feb. 11) ... Fell in four games to Trinity's Kush Kumar (eventual national runner-up) at No. 1 ... At the Potter Cup Championship (Feb. 23-25): fell to Penn's Andrew Douglas, 0-3, at No. 1 in opening round; lost a four-game contest to Columbia's Osama Khalifa, 1-3, at No. 1 in national semifinal; dropped the No. 1 bout against Trinity's Kush Kumar in the national final, 0-3 ... At the CSA Individual Championship (March 2-4): Competed for the Pool Trophy; Fourth seed; defeated St. Lawrence's Moustafa Bayoumy in straight games, 11-7, 11-8, 11-7, in Round of 16; swept Ahmed Bayoumy of St. Lawrence, 11-5, 12-10, 11-5, in quarterfinal round; fell to eventual national runner-up Kush Kumar, 10-12, 3-11, 7-11, in national semifinal.

Freshman (2016-17) 
Named to CSA All-American first team … Selected as Ivy League Rookie of the Year … All-Ivy first team selection … Totaled an 11-6 record during freshman campaign at top position, including 6-1 in Ivy action … Earned first collegiate victory with a 3-1 win over Dartmouth’s Alvin Heumann at No. 1 (Dec. 7) … Picked up hard-fought victory at No. 1 over Penn’s Marwan Mahmoud, 3-2 (Jan. 14) … Rolled past Princeton’s Abhimanyu Shah, 3-0, at No. 1 position (Jan. 15) … Swept Tufts’ Alan Litman, 3-0, at No. 1 (Jan. 21) … Defeated Rochester’s Ryosei Kobayashi, 3-1, at No. 1 (Jan. 28) … Handed eventual national champion Osama Khalifa of Columbia his only loss of the year, 3-0, at No. 1 (Feb. 4) … Dominated against Cornell’s Harry Freeman at No. 1 with a 3-0 sweep (Feb. 5) … Swept Brown’s Philip Demeulenaere, 3-0, at No. 1 (Feb. 11) … Earned a 3-0 sweep at No. 1 against Yale’s Thomas Dembinski in CSA Team Championship quarterfinals (Feb. 17) … Recorded a 3-0 sweep over Trinity’s Kush Kumar at No. 1 in the CSA Team Championship (Feb. 19) … Finished 1-1 at the CSA Individual Championships, defeating Michael Craig from Trinity with a 3-0 sweep in the opening round of the Pool Trophy. 

Before Harvard:
Attended El Alsson School … Three-time British Junior Open runner-up … Third-place finish in World Junior Championships in 2015 … Ranked first in the world in the Juniors … No. 1 seed at 2016 World Juniors in Poland. 

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE