|High School:||Traian Lalescu Orsovo|
WSU CAREER: As a SOPHOMORE (2014-15) competed with the varsity eight crew in the fall…in the spring, competed with the varsity eight crew in all events…contributed to the eighth-consecutive Fawley Cup after outlasting Gonzaga… defeated the No. 14 Texas Longhorns in the morning session of the Clemson Invitational in both heats…helped row past No. 18 Oregon State and No. 15 Harvard on day two of the Clemson Invite…rowing with the varsity eight crew secured the Crawford Perpetual Plate with a win over Oregon State…attained fourth place in the Pac-12 Rowing Championship…advanced to the A/B Semifinals after placing before Harvard in the Repechage…contributed to the varsity eight crew ninth-place finish in the 2015 NCAA Rowing Championships as the team finished eight overall…as a FRESHMAN (2013-14), competed with the second varsity four and varsity eight during the fall…competed with the varsity eight and second varsity eight during the spring…was a part of the dead heat against Oregon State in the race for the Crawford Perpetual Plate…helped the second varsity eight boat take first at the Gonzaga dual…helped the second varsity eight boat place fourth in the Grand Final at San Diego Crew Classic…in three races over three sessions at the Clemson invite, helped the second varsity eight boat place third, first, and third…helped the varsity eight boat with a sixth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships, along with a sixth-place team finish…at NCAA championships, helped the varsity eight boat finish 15th overall as team placed 14th…represented Romania at World Rowing U23 Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rowed in high school for head coach Christian Malis...competed in 2013 World Rowing U23 Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria...helped Romania capture gold medal in women's quadruple sculls, one of four gold medals for Romania.
PERSONAL: Born Mihaela-Teodora Berindei…October of 1994…father Mihai Berindei is a mediator and mother Corina Berindei is an economist…older sister Diana-Marie Berindei...began rowing at age 14...enjoys skiing, reading, acting, climbing, and art.