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.
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.
State qualifier in the pole vault ... Named field event MVP.
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.
Pole Vault: 16-1 1/4 (4.91m)
Pole Vault: 15-11 (4.85m)