University of Iowa Athletics

Andjela Milenkovic

Class Jr.
Hometown Belgrade, Serbia
High School Zemun
Andjela Milenkovic - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2017-18 — Appeared in three competitions on the 3V4+ crew… fell to Michigan State (7:50.74) and Michigan (7:38.83) in Ann Arbor on April 7… finished sixth (8:04.466) to help Iowa to a fourth-overall conference standing at the Big Ten Championship on May 13… earned Academic All-Big Ten.

2016-17 — Appeared on the V8+ “A” and V4+ “B” crews at the Jayhawk Jamboree on Oct. 23… helped Iowa to a fifth-place finish (13:34.59) on the V8 “A” crew and a 15th-place finish (15:17.00) on the V4 “B” crew at the Jayhawk Jamboree on Oct. 23.

2015-16… Competed in six races with the 1N8+ crew… helped the 1N8+ crew to first places finishes at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual (7:17.1), the Big Ten Double Dual (7:00.50), the Big Ten/Big 12 Double Dual (7:20.370), and the Tennessee Invitational… placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships (6:48.556)… helped team to a fifth place finish at the Big Ten Championships (95 points)… named to UI Dean’s List for the fall academic semester… letterwinner.

Before Iowa… best female long distance runner in the school senior year… Partizan rowing club… 1st place in the indoor national championship 2010 … Belgrade International regatta- 1st place in 1x, 2011 … 1st Serbian cup-2nd place in 1x, 2012… Partizan rowing club, 3th place in 8+ 2013… Partizan rowing club, 3th place in 8+ 2014… 1st place in the international literary competition “Days of Cyrillic”… Member of “ACES” project on violence in media.

Personal… Born in Belrade, Serbia on February 11, 1996… daughter of Sladjana and Sasha Milenkovic… psychology major.

Why Iowa… I wanted to get high quality education and I liked the team and the atmosphere as well. I felt like it is a place where I can fit in and improve myself.

My favorite aspect of rowing… It’s not for everyone, only highly motivated and dedicated people can succeed.

What made you want to become a rower… In the beginning, I wanted to play any water sport. My father’s friend suggested that I try rowing and now I’ve rowed for almost 7 years.