Ragan Up for USOC Athlete of the Month - Vote Now!
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The Carbondale, Ill. native won a gold medal at 63 kg/138.75 pounds at the New York Athletic Club International in New York City, N.Y. on Nov. 13. She was named Outstanding Wrestler in the competition.
Ragan defeated Trinity Plessinger in the championship finals, 1-3, 3-0, 4-0. She scored a huge win in the semifinals, defeating two-time world champion and nine-time world medalist Kristie Davis by a 0-2, 3-2, 1-0 margin. She finished with a 4-0 record, with other wins over Lauren Louive, 4-0, 5-0 and Erin Clodgo, 1-1, 0-1, 2-1.
On November 19, she led King College to a victory at the Harry Geris Memorial International Duals in London, Canada, which featured eight teams from Canada and the USA. Ragan was named Most Outstanding American Wrestler in the event. She won all five of her matches, including three by pin.
Ragan also won a gold medal at the Missouri Valley Open on November 5, winning all four of her matches. She currently holds a No. 1 ranking in the WCWA women's college rankings in her weight class.
Voting closes on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9:00 a.m., so vote now!