Leila El Masri
Leila El Masri
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Houston, TX
High School: Awty International School
Events: Freestyle
Major: Biochemistry
College: Claremont McKenna

Entering her second season as a member of the CMS swimming and diving team, where she competes in the freestyle ... Shares the school record in the 800 free relay (7:35.15), set at the 2019 NCAA Championships ... Ranks seventh in school history individually in the 500 free (5:04.36). 

2018-19 (First-Year): Honorable Mention All-America in 800 free relay ... SCIAC Champion in the 800 free relay ... All-SCIAC (500 free) ... Helped the CMS 800 free relay team set school and SCIAC records at the NCAA Championships with a 7:35.15, placing 14th to earn honorable mention All-America honors ... Came in second place at the SCIAC Championships in the 500 free (behind teammate Mia Syme) with a 5:04.36, part of an all-Athena podium as teammate Janet Tran was third ... Came in fourth in the 1650 at SCIACs with a 17:49.94 and fifth in the 200 free in 1:54.38.

Prior to CMS
Attended Awty International School, where she was a member of the swim team ... Also competed for Rice Aquatics ... Finished in second place in the state championships as a senior in 2018 ... A two-time TAPPS Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... President of Arabic Club in high school, as well as a member of the school's Environmental Club.

Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in biochemistry ... Serves on campus as president of the Middle Eastern Culture Club ... Lists Michelle Obama as the public figure she most admires.