SAN DIEGO STATE 2009-10
Redshirted during her true sophomore season at San Diego State
SAN DIEGO STATE 2008-09
Earned all-Mountain West Conference honors after finishing fifth in the 100 back and eighth in the 200 back at the MWC championship meet ... Was on three relay squads that set school records at that same meet: 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay ... Set a school record in the 100 back with a mark of 55.40 ... Her time of 2:00.68 in the 200 back ranks second all-time at SDSU ... Picked up four second-place finishes in dual meets (100 and 500 free, 1000 and 200 back).
Won four letters at Blue Springs High School ... Helped lead the Wildcats to three state championships ... Earned high school All-America honors all four years ... Also garnered all-state recognition ... Placed in the top five in every event she competed in all four years ... Set school records in the 100 back and several relays ... Captured second in the 100 back and third in the 200 free at the state championship meet as a senior ... Member of the 200 free relay and 400 free relay state meet winning teams in 2008.
Shaida Fay Solimani was born Aug. 20, 1990, in Yorkshire, England ... Daughter of Tracey Senior and Amir Solimani ... Her mother and aunt were both competitive swimmers ... Enjoys reading ... Lists Natalie Coughlin as her favorite athlete ... Plans on majoring in pre-physical therapy.