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 (As a Senior)
  • 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 (As a Junior)
  • 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 (As a Sophomore)
  • Did not race during the 2020-21 season.
2019-20 (As a Freshman)
  • 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