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2019 Australian Rowing Recruit- Mimmi Balaam

The Student

  • Attends: The Geelong College- Victoria
  • 2018 School Co Captain of The Geelong College 
  • 2017/2018 Captain of The Geelong College Cross Country Team
  • Best SAT scores: 
    • MATH:610
    • READING:540
    • TOTAL: 1150
    • ESSAY: 6/5/6
  • Overall GPA: To be advised
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Mimmi is described as having an outstanding character, as a role model for younger students, and as someone who has exemplary work ethic.
  • Through her determination, maturity, consideration of others, and resilience, she has earned the respect of her peers, teachers, and coaches.
  • Mimmi goes the extra-mile and isn’t afraid to put her hand up to help out her school and local community.
  • See link below to School Character Reference 

The Athlete

  • Position: Stroke Seat
  • 2km Ergo: 7.28 (15/03/18)
  • 20 minute Ergo: 5035 meters


  • Aerobic power
  • Local muscular endurance
  • Determination
  • Commitment
  • Resilience
  • Positive optimistic and happy demeanour
  • Loyal and encouraging of others

Teams Represented:

  • Stroke seat of the 2018 Geelong College 1st VIII
  • 2018 APS Head of the  River Final Girl Division 1 1st VIII representative
  • 7th in U18 Cross Country at 2018 Victorian State Cross Country Championships 
  • 2018 All Schools Cross Country National Championships representing Victoria (running)
  • Stroke seat of the 2017 Geelong College 1st VIII Rowing
  • 2017 Australian National Rowing Championships School Girls VIII representing Geelong College
  • 2017 APS Head of the River Final School Girls Div 1 VIII representing Geelong College
  • 2017 All Schools Cross Country National Championships representing Victoria (running)
  • 2017 Australian Cross Country Championships representing Victoria (running)
  • 2016 Head of the River Year 10 Girls IV representing Geelong College
  • 2016 State Cross Country running Championships representing Geelong College
    • See link below for Coach Reference
    • See link below for Athletic Resume
    • View snapshot video below


If you feel that Mimmi could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes