University of Iowa Athletics

Wren Renquist

Class Sr.
Hometown Okinawa City, Japan
High School Kadena

2020 — Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek (10:27.48), Meyo Invite (10:27.54) and Hawkeye Invite (10:39.07)… ran mile at Black & Gold Invite (5:16.94)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student.

2019 — Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (10:44.96)… Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (10:56.71)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – raced at Hawkeye Invite (15:27.2-4,000 meters) and Woody Greeno Invite (19:27.9-5,000 meters)… raced unattached at Notre Dame invite (18:47.75-5,000 meters) and Pre-Nationals (23:33.4-6,000 meters)… Academic All-Big Ten… … B1G Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2018 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (11:04.52)… ran 1,500 meters at Kip Janvrin Open (5:23.33) while competing unattached… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – competed in four of seven races… ran season bests at the Hawkeye Invitational (15:43.5-4,000 meters), Illinois Open (18:53.8-5,000 meters), and Woody Greeno Invitational (24:31.3-6,000 meters)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2017 — Cross Country – competed at Hawkeye Invite (15:48.5-4,000 meters) and Woody Greeno Invite (24:43.7-6,000 meters)… also ran unattached at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (20:29.6-5,000 meters) and Bradley Classic (25:54.3-6,000 meters)… letterwinner.

High School — four-year All-Far East in cross country and track… track team MVP senior year… two-time state champion… two-time runner-up in 5K at Far East state meet… set district records in 800 and 3,200 meters, and conference record in as part of 3,200-meter relay… three-time team captain in cross country and track… National Honor Society President… President of Student to Student… Athletic Academic Award recipient… Student Council Secretary… high school coaches were Benjamin Switzer, Maureen Taylor, Doyle Robertson, and Tom McKinney.

Personal — born in Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan… daughter of Michiyo and Seth Renquist… has three siblings – Guy, Joe, and Tuck…parents both graduated from the University of Iowa… biology major.

Renquist’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
Mile (I) 5:16.94 Black & Gold Invitational 2/1/20
3,000 Meters (I) 10:27.48 Larry Wieczorek Invitational 1/17/20
4,000 Meters (CC) 15:27.2 Hawkeye Invitational 9/6/19
5,000 Meters (CC) 18:53.8 at Illinois Open 10/19/18
6,000 Meters (CC) 23:06.0 at Bradley “Pink” Classic 10/12/18