Rebecca Rethwisch
Rebecca  Rethwisch

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Iowa City, Iowa

High School:
Iowa City HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/14/1992

Experience:
1 Letter


07/13/2015

Season Recap: A Look Back at 2015

Take a look back at Minnesota's 2015 track & field season

04/27/2015

Rethwisch Receives Fulbright Award

Rebecca Rethwisch is one of seven U of M seniors to be awarded a grant by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

04/25/2015

Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday

04/14/2015

Gophers Honored at Golden Goldys

Becca Dyson and Rebecca Rethwisch were among the recipients of the 2015 Top Five Award

02/21/2015

Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota

07/14/2015

W. Track Parents Day Open February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Parents Day Invite on February 21, 2015.

07/06/2015

W.Track Macalester April 2015

Gopher Women's Track & Field Macalester Invitational April 25th, 2015.

06/09/2015

Rebecca Rethwisch

Photos of track and field student athlete Rebecca Rethwisch.

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2015 Season - Indoor: Ran the 3,000m twice • placed 10th in the 3,000m in a season-best 10:45.41 at the Parents Day Invite.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran two races • placed eighth in the 3,000m in 10:58.17 at the Janis Rider Invite • ran a career-best 18:46.84 to place fourth in the 5,000m at the Tommie Twilight • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran two races • placed ninth in the 3,000m (10:41.30) at Parents Day Open • finished fifth in the 5,000m (18:49.17) at St. Thomas Showcase.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran three races • recorded a career-best time of 18:51.25 in the 5,000m and finished 10th at Hamline • placed 13th in the 5,000m (19:14.72) at Meet of the Unsaintly in 5,000m • finished fifth in the 10,000m in 38:55.77 at Hamline.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished third in the 3,000m at the Parents Day Open (10:20.80) • took fifth in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic with a season-best time of 18:08.20.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Ran the 10,000m at the Drake Relays (37:19.53) • ran the 1,500m at the Meet of the Unsaintly (4:51.37).

2012 Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season and the 2012 indoor and outdoor track seasons.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Iowa City High School • high school coaches were Tom Mittman, Thos Trefz and Terry Coleman • cross country team placed second in the state of Iowa in her senior, junior and sophomore seasons • placed third individually in the state meet • four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track • also participated in show, jazz and concert choir • was in the drumline • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born November 14, 1992 • majoring in Spanish, Portuguese and global studies • daughter of David and Ellen Rethwisch • has four sisters, Kate, Abby, Amanda and Mary, and one brother, John Paul • enjoys the ukelele, crepes, traveling and family.

Rethwisch's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
3,000m 10:20.80 Parents Day Open (2/16/13)
5,000m 18:08.20 Jack Johnson Classic (1/18/13)
Rethwisch's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:51.37 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)
3,000m 10:58.17 Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
5,000m 18:46.84 Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
10,000m 37:19.53 Drake Relays (4/25/13)

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