Mathew Ragsdale - Men's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Mathew Ragsdale Season 2023-24

Class Senior
Hometown Lake Oswego, Ore.
High School Lakeridge
Major Economics • Public Policy Studies

Career Results

Academic Honors
• 2021-23 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2023-24)
• Competed in three regular season meets
• 79th overall (17:01.9) at the 5K Belmont Opener

As a Junior (2022-23)
Cross Country
• Competed in one meet
103rd overall (28:09.6) at the 8k SEC Championships

Track & Field
• Competed in three meets
• 16th in the 3,000 meters (9:00.28) at the Music City Challenge
• 27th in the 1,500 meters (4:09.05) at the Joe Walker Invitational

As a Sophomore (2021-22)
Cross Country
• Competed in four meets
• 109th overall (29:00.3) at the 8k SEC Championships
• 142nd overall (28:45.9) at the 8k UAB Blazer Classic
• 46th overall (21:23.1) at the 5k Mizzou Opener

As a Freshman (2020-21)
Cross Country
Third among Vanderbilt athletes and 71st overall (28:05.2) at the FSU Winter Classic
• 90th overall (28:08.04) at the 8k UAB Blazer Classic

The Ragsdale File
Mathew Ragsdale was a four-year letterwinner at Lakeridge under head coach Scott Spear. He also lettered in swimming in high school.

Mathew, born in Portland, Oregon, is the son of Betsy and John. He is the youngest of three children, and his older brothers’ names are Braden and Daniel. A fun fact about Mathew is that he is working toward earning his pilot’s license.