University of Miami Athletics

Jovana Stanivuk






Curug, Serbia

High School

BHAK Wien 10 Business school



Jovana Stanivuk - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

Career Honors

  • ACC Crew of the Week (1v8 – April 2, 2024)
2022-23 (As a Freshman)
  • Member of All-ACC Academic Team
  • Competed in the 1v8 for the entirety of the season
  • Rowed the 1v8 to a first-place showing against Stetson, crossing the finish line in a time of 6:34.2
  • Participated in Miami’s scrimmage against Rochester as a member of the V8 – A Boat
  • Placed first in the 1v8 in a quad-race against Jacksonville, UCF and UConn with a time of 6:52.70
  • Competed in the 1v8 at the Michigan State Invite, finishing first in both heat races, highlighted by a 6:36.10 time in heat two
  • Rowed the 1v8 to its fastest 2,000-meter time of the season at the Lake Wheeler Invite, crossing the finish line in a time of 6:27.971 in heat two of the first round
  • Placed fourth in the ACC Championship 1v8 Grand Final with a time of 6:34.211
High School
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Serbian and Austrian National team
  • Rowed at the club level for Club Curug, Serbia, Club STAW (Vienna, Austria)
  • National championship winner in both countries
  • Champion at the Bled International Regatta and Croatia Open
  • Placed eighth at the European Junior Rowing Championship
  • 15th place finish at the World Rowing Junior Championship
  • Placed third twice at the Coastal Rowing European Championship
  • Named Athlete of the Generation at her high school in Serbia
  • Enjoys filmmaking, photography, and cycling
  • Favorite athlete is Novak Djokovic
  • Daughter of Milica and Goran Stanivuk
  • Has one older sibling, Nikola
  • Majoring in Advertising
  • Chose Miami for academics, weather, and ability to row year-round