Samia Ackbar
Major: CAS '04
Team: Women's Track and Field, Women's Cross Country

American University's first female track All-American in 2003, Akbar set five indoor and three outdoor individual school records and was part of two indoor and two outdoor school-record relays.  She won four Patriot League indoor track titles, two Patriot League outdoor championships and was the league's Outstanding Runner of the meet at the 2002 PL Cross Country Championships. She is credited by many of her teammates as having set the tone for the success to follow in the cross country and track programs.