University of Miami Athletics

Kristen Harkins




Fourth-Year Junior


Yardley, Pa.

High School

Notre Dame



Kristen Harkins - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics
2022-23 (As a Junior)
  • All-ACC Academic Team honoree
  • Competed in the 2v8 for the entirety of the season
  • Rowed the V8 – B Boat to a second-place finish at the Head of the Indian Creek in a time of 13:53.59
  • Competed in the V4 – B boat at the Head of the Black Warrior River, finishing 15th in a time of 19:22.30
  • Helped the 2v8 to a first-place showing against Stetson, crossing the finish line in a time of 6:51.5
  • Participated in Miami’s scrimmage against Rochester as a member of the V8 – B Boat
  • Placed first in the 2v8 in a quad-race against Jacksonville, UCF and UConn with a time of 7:05.40
  • Propelled the 2v8 to a second-place finish in the Grand Final of the Sunshine State Invite, finishing in a time of 6:36.33
  • Competed in the 2v8 at the Michigan State Invite, finishing first in both heat races, highlighted by a 6:43.84 time in heat one
  • Rowed the 2v8 to its second-fastest 2,000-meter time of the season at the Lake Wheeler Invite, crossing the finish line in a time of 6:36.440 in heat two of the first round
  • Placed fifth in the ACC Championship 2v8 Grand Final with a time of 6:54:837
2021-22 (As a Sophomore)
  • Spent a majority of the season as a member of the 1v4
  • Won Miami’s first gold medal of the season in the opener against Stetson and Jacksonville
  • Crossed the finish line in a time of 8:22.500, a full minute ahead of Stetson’s varsity four boat
  • Tallied a second-place finish (7:40.46) with the 1v4 at the Sunshine State Invite
  • Raced in thd 2v4 against UCF, placing third with a time of 7:55. 20
  • Posted the 1v4’s best time at the Lake Wheeler Invite in round two, finishing third in a time of 7:53.306
  • Placed fifth at the ACC Championship (7:56.883) to advance to the petite final
  • Took home second place in the ACC Championship petite final, crossing the finish line in a time of 7:37.841
2020-21 (As a Freshman)
  • Rowed in the 1v4 for the first two races of the 2021 season
  • Helped Miami to a first-place finish (8:10.94) in a tri-race against Jacksonville and Stetson (3/26)
  • Recorded a fifth-place showing (9:28.82) at the Sunshine State Invite (4/2)
  • Moved to the 2v8 for the Lake Wheeler Invite (4/24), crossing the finish line in fifth place (7:16.370) in the Grand Final
  • Recorded a second-place showing (6:56.770) (eighth overall) in the 1v4 Petite Final at the ACC Championship (5/15)
  • Helped Miami to its best team finish (sixth) at the ACC Championship since 2014