Rebecca Rethwisch  
Rebecca Rethwisch

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Iowa City, Iowa

High School:
Iowa City HS

Birthdate:
11/14/1992


11/10/2014

No. 20 Gophers Head to NCAA Regional

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

11/09/2014

Swatek Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the 2014 season Saturday

10/17/2014

Berkholtz Leads Gophers to 15th Place at Wisconsin

The top four Gophers record career-best times at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

10/14/2014

Minnesota Set for Two Meets in Wisconsin

The No. 26 Gophers compete at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week

10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

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2014 • Redshirt Junior Season: 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.