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 hjerlingr@citadel.edu.

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