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    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)

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