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Maria Mastrando






Ocean City, N.J.

High School

Ocean City High School

Maria Mastrando  - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2022-23: All-ACC Academic Team honoree…Competed in the 1v4 for the entirety of the season…Rowed the V4 – A Boat to a first-place finish at the Head of the Indian Creek in a time of 16:12.44…Competed in the V4 – C Boat at the Head of the Black Warrior River, finishing 18th in a time of 19.46.00…Helped the 1v4 to a first-place showing against Stetson, crossing the finish line in a time of 7:59.10…Placed second in the 1v4 in a quad-race against Jacksonville, UCF and UConn with a time of 7:59.00…Propelled the 1v4 to an eighth-place finish in the Grand Final of the Sunshine State Invite, finishing in a time of 7:37.68…Competed in the 1v4 at the Michigan State Invite, finishing second in both heat races, highlighted by a 7:40.50 time in heat one…Rowed the 1v4 to its fastest 2,000-meter time of the season at the Lake Wheeler Invite, crossing the finish line in a time of 7:26.479 in heat two of the first round…Placed fifth in the ACC Championship 1v4 Grand Final with a time of 7:41:282.

High School: Graduated from Ocean City High School… Rowed for the Ocean City High School and Ocean City Boosters… Rowed on the JV4, JV8, and V8 boat as the coxswain… Won the 2022 Atlantic County Championship… Also was on the Winter Track team… Distinguished honor roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Sandra and Carmen Mastrando… Has one sister, Francesca who is on the Barry University Rowing Team… Intends to major in Environmental Engineering… Career goal is to create a sustainable future while pushing technology to become more advanced… Chose Miami for the sense of community on campus and the rigorous academics… Enjoys cooking, sewing, community service, surfing, skiing, mountain biking, and dancing… Goal at Miami is to be a part of a research team, while also giving back to the community.