University of Miami Athletics

Maria Mastrando






Ocean City, N.J.

High School

Ocean City High School

Maria Mastrando  - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics
2022-23 (As a Freshman)
  • 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


  • 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