May 9, 2012

Citadel Wrestling Hosting BBQ Fundraiser May 16

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Citadel wrestling program will host a BBQ fundraiser for associate head coach Jeff Ragan on Wednesday, May 16 in the fourth-floor club level of Johnson Hagood Stadium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The fundraiser will consist of barbeque chicken, potato salad and baked beans and will be availableat the stadium or for take-out. Donations will be accepted to help defray the cost of Ragan's kidney transplant which occurred on April 4 at the Medical University of South Carolina. 

A husband and father of two, Ragan was an All-American wrestler at Oklahoma State and is also an adjunct math professor at The Citadel, runs the school's math lab and coordinates The Citadel's summer wrestling camp.

Ragan received a kidney from his brother, Brad, a former Bulldog wrestler and a 2006 graduate of The Citadel with a degree in civil engineering who is currently serving in the United States Air Force as a pilot with a rank of Captain. 

For more information or to place advance orders for pickup, contact head coach Rob Hjerling at

For more information on Bulldog Wrestling, visit the official website of The Citadel Athletics at

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