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Most Notable

  • Volleyball icon Made senior national team debut during 2019 Volleyball Nations League
  • Volleyball icon Has played professionally in Italy
  • Volleyball icon First five-time AVCA All-American (took advantage of extra year granted to athletes due to COVID)
  • Volleyball icon Led Wisconsin to the 2021 NCAA Division I national title
  • Volleyball icon 2021-22 Honda Sports Award Winner for volleyball
  • Volleyball icon 2019-20 Big 10 Female Athlete of the Year
  • Volleyball icon 2018 and 2021 Women's Collegiate National Team


  • flag icon 2024 Volleyball Nations League Weeks Two and Three
  • flag icon 2023 FIVB Road to Paris Olympic Qualifier
  • Medal 2023 NORCECA Continental Championship – Silver
  • flag icon 2023 Volleyball Nations League Final - 4th
  • flag icon 2023 Volleyball Nations League Weeks One and Three
  • flag icon 2022 USAV Cup Friendlies vs. Türkiye
  • flag icon 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Final Round - 5th (lost to Serbia in quarterfinals)
  • flag icon 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League - Weeks One and Three
  • Medal 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League - Gold
  • flag icon 2019 FIVB Tokyo Olympic Qualifier
  • flag icon 2018 Women's Collegiate National Team China (team went 4-1)

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Parents are Kathy and John Rettke; one sister
  • Volleyball icon 2016 Illinois State Player of the Year in high school
  • Volleyball icon Played club ball with 1st Alliance


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  • On helping beat Brazil in the first week of 2022 VNL“I thought we did well. I thought we did a good job of controlling the things we could control. Brazil gave us some different looks since we were putting on the pressure and we were prepared for that.”