University of Miami Athletics

Mimmi Balaam




Fifth-Year Senior


Ocean Grove, Australia

High School

The Geelong College



Mimmi Balaam - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2022-23: Member of All-ACC Academic Team…Competed in the 1v8 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…Helped 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 with Jacksonville, UCF and UConn with a time of 6:52.70…Propelled the 1v8 to a second-place finish in the Grand Final of the Sunshine State Invite, finishing in a time of 6:31.15…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.

2021-22: Raced as a member of the 2v8 during the entirety of the season…Took home the gold medal against Jacksonville and Stetson, finishing in a time of 7:26.100…Qualified for the grand final at the Sunshine State Invite…Crossed the finish line sixth in a time of 6:48.270…Tallied a first-place finish against UCF with a 6:56.700 finish time, a full nine seconds ahead of the Knights…At the Lake Wheeler Invite, finished seven-tenths of a second behind 11th-ranked Duke (6:46.532)…Placed fourth out of 16 boats in the second round of the Lake Wheeler Invite…Finished third in the 2v8 heat race (6:53.238) at the ACC Championship to earn a spot in the grand final…Placed fourth in the ACC Championship grand final with a time of 6:36.624.

2020-21: Did not race during the 2020-21 season.

2019-20: Member of the novice boat at the Rivanna Romp (11/17), finishing fourth with a time of 15:11.80…Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.