2009-10: Placed ninth in the 100 backstroke and 16th in the 200 backstroke at the ACC Championships… Finished ninth in the 500 free and 10th in the 200 backstroke at the Volunteer Invitational and led the women with an eighth-place finish in the 100 backstroke…Posted the second-fastest time of the season in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.51.
2008-09: Placed 13th in the 200 back and 16th in the 500 free at the ACC Championships … Also finished 17th-overall and first in the bonus consolation round of the 100 back ... Recorded her career-best time in the 500 free at conference championships ... Took ninth in the 100 back at the Volunteer Invitational.
2007-08: Had a strong end to the season after suffering a knee injury in the fall ... Took 13th in the 200 back, 22nd in the 100 back and 25th in the 500 free at the ACC Championships.
2006-07: Had a strong performance at the ACC Championships, finishing fifth in the 100 back and 11th in the 200 back ... Placed 12th in the 200 back, 16th in the 1650 free and 19th in the 500 free at the Nike Cup.
High School: Competed for the Nashville Aquatic Club ... Four-time state finalist, including a second-place finish in the 100 back as a senior ... A three-time Southeastern Champion between her junior and senior years ... Won the 200 back two years in a row and the 100 back once ... Five-time All-American ... Broke high school records in the 100 back, the 200 medley and 200 free relays ... Club team was a Gold Medal USS team ... Earned Scholastic All-American honors three times.
Personal: Sara Elizabeth Shapiro was born on Oct. 22, 1987, in Nashville, Tenn. … Daughter of Jim and Donna Shapiro … Majoring in psychology.