THIS SEASON: Belal enters his second season of action at USC.
2009: Belal scored two goals as a redshirt freshman, scoring his first career goal on Oct. 10 vs. Bucknell.
2008: Belal redshirted his first season at USC.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Belal has been a member of the U.S. Youth and Cadet National teams from 2004-2007... Traveled to Hungary in 2004 and Serbia in 2005.
HIGH SCHOOL: Belal was the Texas State MVP in 2007 and was an All-State selection in 2005 and 2006 at Baytown Sterling High... Team won the 2007 state title, finishing 34-1 with Belal scoring 135 goals with 86 steals, 84 assists and 64 earned ejections... Played club for Dirty Bay and Houston WPC... Graduated cum laude.
PERSONAL: Belal is majoring in social science economics with plans to pursue a medical career... Parents are Belal and Abla... Has two sisters, Nadine and Yasmeen... Enjoys playing basketball, watching TV and going to movies in his spare time... Lists Kevin Garnett as his biggest sports hero... Would like to one day be on the Olympic water polo team... Born Sept. 18, 1990.