University of Miami Athletics

Bianca Banato








Miami, Fla.

High School

John A. Ferguson Sr.

Bianca Banato - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2021 Cross Country: Completed the FAU Invitational 5K in 19:28.40… finished in a time of 23:49.4 at the FSU XC Open 6K… ran in the 6K at the Paul Short Run in a time of 22:12.1… paced to a finish of 18:52.2 in the 5K at the XC23 Invitational… clocked a 6K time of 22:47.2 at the ACC Championships… capped the year with a 6K time of 22:33.97 at the NCAA South Regional Championships.

High School: Qualified for State and Regionals as a senior for FHSAA 4A Region 4… advanced to the FHSAA Cross Country State Finals her senior year… tabbed a Miami Herald Honorable Mention for cross country as a senior… competed in the FACA Senior All-Star Classic… named a team captain as a senior… qualified for FHSAA 4A Region 4 and FHSAA Cross Country State Finals as a junior… recorded a time of 20:01.50 at State Finals, also a season best during her senior year… competed in the 1600m, 800m and 3200m as a freshman… recorded a personal best 19:54.70 as a sophomore in cross country at FHSAA 4A District 16… earned honor roll every semester.

Personal: Daughter of Karina Ciarlante and Hernan Banato… has one younger sibling, Tiago… enjoys scuba diving, painting, photography, rock climbing and beach clean-ups.