Men's Track


Matt Ragusa
Matt Ragusa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
09/18/1986

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Competed in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships clearing a career-best mark of 15-11 ... Took fourth in the pole vault at both the SIU Spring Classic and the Illinois Invite.

2007 Indoor
Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships ... Vaulted a personal-best 16-1 1/4 at the Cyclone Classic ... Took third in the pole vault at the Blue Raider Invitational.

High School
State qualifier in the pole vault ... Named field event MVP.

Personal
Full name is Matthew Thomas Ragusa ... Nickname is Goose ... Born Sept. 18, 1985 ... Son of Thomas and Peggy Ragusa ... Has two brothers, A.J. and Nick ... Brother, Nick is a pole vaulter at Illinois State ... Majoring in chemistry.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Pole Vault: 16-1 1/4 (4.91m)

Outdoor
Pole Vault: 15-11 (4.85m)

HEADLINES