Cross Country 2002: Was granted a medical hardship to regain one more year of eligibility in cross country and indoor track...Opened the season with a fifth-place finish in the two-mile run at King Cat Classic in 12:23.71...Shaved that two-mile time to 12:12.0 and finished second at Murray State...Was the first Lady Tiger across the line at the C-USA Championships, finishing 54th overall in 24:04.23 for a 6K...Her best 5K was a 19:59.85 at Southern Illinois...Team co-captain.
Track 2002: Competed in the 3000 and 5000 during indoor season, finishing 15th in the mile and the 5000 at the indoor championships...Her 5:10.92 mile time at the indoor championships was a season-best, as was her 18:41.29 in the 5000...Competed in the 1500, 5000 and 3000 meter steeplechase during the outdoor season, finishing 12th in the steeplechase at the C-USA outdoor championships with a season-best time of 11:25.46...Her best 1500 was a 4:57.46 at Mississippi State...In her only 5000 of the outdoor season, she finished third in 18:55.40...Won the 1500 at Murray State in 5:01.37 and finished second in the steeplechase in 11:40.39.
2001: Competed in the mile and 3000 during indoor...At the conference championship, she finished 12th in the mile with a season-best time of 5:18.96...Also posted a season-best time of 19:42.29 in the 5000 at the indoor championships, finishing 16th...During outdoor, Ragle switched to the 1500, the 3000 and the 3000 steeplechase..Set a personal record in the 3000 at the Big Cat Classic, finishing sixth in a time of 10:59.13...At the C-USA Championships, Ragle added two more personal records, earning a top-10 in the 1500 with a season-best time of 4:48.13, just five seconds shy of the school record...Her second PR came in the 3000 steeplechase, where she finished 12th with a time of 11:54.87, setting the initial school record.
Cross Country 2000: Was a recipient of the Tiger Academic 30 Award for having one of the top 30 GPAs of all Tiger student-athletes...Finished as the Lady Tigers' No. 1 runner in all seven meets, competing in every meet and earning C-USA Runner of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 17th after posting her third consecutive top 10 finish...Finished 14th overall at the Plough Park Invite, in 12:58 for a two-mile course...Her best 5K was at SIU-Carbondale, where she finished 24th overall in 19:10...Finished 40th at the C-USA Championships in 23:51.58 for a 6K.
2000: Ran one meet during the indoor season as an unattached runner, competing in the 1000 and 1600 at SIU-Carbondale...Finished the 1000 in 3:11.72 and the 1600 in 5:33.23...During the outdoor season, Ragle ran the 400, 800, 1500 ,3000 and 5000...Ran her only 400 of the year at Ole Miss, finishing 14th in 1:04.74...Also posted two other top times of the season at Ole Miss..Finished 25th in teh 5000 at the outdoor championships in 21:22.11...Was also 13th in the 1500 at the outdoor championships in 5:13.23.
1999 Competed in the 1500, 3000 and 5000 during the outdoor season, set a personal record in the 3000 at Miami in 10:48.84, finishing 10th...Also set a PR at Arkansas State in the 1500 with a 5:00.92...Competed in the 3000, 5000 and mile during the indoor season, finished the mile in 5:21.14 at Kentucky.
Prep: Attended Duncanville HS where she participated in cross country, track, basketball and soccer...Won district championships in all four sports for the four years she played...Finished fourth at the regional meet in the 1600 and seventh in the 3200...Was named Outstanding Runner and received the Booster Scholarship...In cross country, Ragle was named outstanding runner and was a regional qualifier both her junior and senior years...Was named senior of th year and District 6-5A All-District...As a junior, Ragle placed 14th at the regional meet and as a sophomore was named the newcomer and sophomore of the year...District 9-5A All-District...In soccer, Ragle was named second team All-District and to the Academic All-State team her senior year...Also played point guard on the basketball team.
Personal: Full name is Wendy Michelle Ragle...Born June 23, 1980...Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Craig Ragle...Graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Manufactoring Engineering and is currently working on a Master's Degree in Manufactoring Engineering.
2002 Best Performances Indoor Mile 5:06.69 (2/22/02) 3000 10:38.31 (2/1/02) 5000 18:41.29 (2/22/02) 800 2:22.02 (2/15/02)
Outdoor 1500 4:57.46 (4/13/02) 3000 steeple 11:25.46 (5/11/02) 5000 18:55.40 (4/6/02)
Career Bests Indoor Mile run 5:06.69 (1/25/03) 5000 meter run 18:41.29 (2/22/02) 3000 meter run 10:25 Outdoor 800 meters 2:24.51 (4/28/01) 1500 4:48.13 (5/12/01) 3000 10:59.13 (3/31/01) 3000 steeple 11:25.46 (5/11/02) ** School Record 5000 18:55.40 (4/6/02)