Natalie (Retrum) Wyse '05

Natalie (Retrum) Wyse '05

Natalie (Retrum) Wyse ‘05

Cross Country

  • Four-year letter winner in Cross Country
  • Member, Two NCAA Div. III National Championship qualifying teams, 2001 (12th in the nation), 2004 (seventh in the nation)
  • Member, Two IIAC Conference Championship teams - 2003, 2004
  • Member, Four NCAA Div. III Regional qualifying teams, 2001 (third place), 2002 (sixth place), 2003, (fourth place), 2004 (champions)
  • Four-time IIAC All-conference, 2001 (third place), 2002 (13th place), 2003 (second place), 2004 (fourth place)
  • Four-time NCAA Div. III All-region, 2001 (11th place), 2002 (14th place), 2003 (fourth place), 2004 (ninth place)
  • Most Valuable Runner, 2002, 2003

Track and Field Outdoors

  • Four-year letter winner in Track and Field
  • NCAA Div. III All-American in the 10,000-meter run, 2005 (third in the nation)
  • NCAA Div. III All-American in the 5,000-meter run, 2005 (third in the nation)
  • IIAC All-conference in the 10,000-meter run, 2003, 2005
  • IIAC All-conference in the 5,000-meter run, 2003, 2005
  • Top-10 Outdoors
  • 10,000-meter run, (35:25.73) - school record
  • 5,000-meter run, (17:02.14) fourth all-time/second at graduation
  • Most Valuable Athlete, 2005

Track & Field Indoors

  • NCAA Div. III All-American in the 5,000-meter run, 2005
  • Two-time IIAC All-conference in the 5,000-meter run, 2003, 2005
  • IIAC All-Conference in the 3,000-meter run, 2003

Top-10 Indoors

  • 3,000-meter run, (10:27.60) - eighth all-time/fifth at graduation
  • 5,000-meter run, (17:19.21) - third all-time

Natalie Retrum came to Luther College from Pecatonica Argyle High School in Blanchardville, Wis. She majored in Heath and Physical Education.

She earned certification as a nursing assistant from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College and worked as an OB nursing assistant/unit clerk with Upland Hills Health from 2010-2015.

She has served New Hope Lutheran Church as a council member.

She and her husband, Wade, live in Blanchardville, Wis., where she is a stay-at-home mother to their three children, Evie (9), Willie (7), and Otto (4).