Rebecca Rethwisch
Rebecca Rethwisch

RS Junior

Iowa City, Iowa

High School:
Iowa City HS


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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


Gophers Honored at Golden Goldys

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


Gophers Present 2014 Team Awards

Minnesota held its annual team banquet last weekend


No. 20 Gophers Head to NCAA Regional

Minnesota looks to secure its 10th-straight NCAA Championship berth this Friday


Swatek Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the 2014 season Saturday

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2014 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten • ran five races • placed among the top six Gophers at three meets • led the Gophers and placed 18th overall at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invite in a season-best 22:58.1 • finished 13th on the team in 24:21.7 at the Griak Invitational • finished sixth on the team in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in 23:05 • placed 11th on the team and 18th overall in 23:37.5 at Jack's Run • finished sixth on the team and 14th overall at Rocky's Run in 24:19.

2013 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Did not compete.

2012 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Season-best time of 22:03.01 came at the Blugold Invite, where she finished seventh (third on team) • sixth female finisher at Rocky's Run • ran in six races total.

2011 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

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 • lettered all four years in cross country and track • also participated in show, jazz and concert choir • was in the drumline • was a member of the National Honor Society • school record-holder in the 4000m • anchored the champion 4x800m relay team at the Drake Relays as a senior.

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.


Gophers' 2015 Season In Review


Take a look back at the Gopher women's cross country team's successful 2015 season.

Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish


Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.

Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota


Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.

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