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Biography - Alli Ragan, CO

2019-20 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 59 kg/130 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 7 (2013-20)
Residence: Iowa City, Iowa
Club: Sunkist Kids
College: King University
High School: Carbondale, Ill.
Born: June 16, 1992 in Carbondale, Ill.
Height: 5-4

Past Senior World Teams
2017 Senior Worlds (silver at 60 kg), 2016 Senior Worlds (silver at 60 kg), 2015 Senior Worlds (17th at 58 kg), 2014 Senior Worlds (5th at 58 kg), 2013 Senior Worlds (9th at 59 kg)

Past Age-Group World Teams
2013 University World Games (silver at 59 kg), 2012 Junior Worlds (bronze at 63 kg), 2011 Junior Worlds (bronze at 63 kg)

Career Highlights:

  • Second in 2016 and 2017 World Championships
  • Fifth in 2014 World Championships
  • 2013 and 2015 U.S. World Team Member
  • 2018 and 2019 Final X champion
  • 2011 and 2012 Junior World bronze medalist
  • Three-time U.S. Open champion (2013, 2014, 2019)
  • Second in 2013 University World Games
  • 2017 Pan American Championships champion
  • Second in 2018 Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix
  • 2013 University Nationals champion
  • 2013 and 2014 WCWA Women’s college national champion
  • Second in 2011 and 2012 WCWA Nationals

Career biography:
2020: Third in Matteo Pellicone Ranking Tournament (Italy)…
2019: Final X champion… U.S. Open champion…
2018: Third in Grand Prix of Spain… Final X champion… Second in Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia)…
2017: Third in Russia Cup… World silver medalist… Pan American Championships champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Second in Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial… Third in Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia)…
2016: Second in World Championships… Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials champion… Second in U.S. Olympic Team Trials… Fifth in Pan American Olympic Games Qualifier…
2015: Second at UWW Golden Grand Prix Finals (Azerbaijan)… DNP at World Championships… Third in Grand Prix of Spain… U.S. World Team Trials champion… Third in U.S. Open… Fifth in Mongolia Open… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion…
2014: Fifth in World Championships… Second in Golden Grand Prix (Azerbaijan)… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Fifth in Klippan Lady Open…
2013: New York AC International champion… Ninth in World Championships… Women’s World Team Wrestle-Off champion… Second in World University Games… Fourth in U.S. World Team Trials… University Nationals champion… U.S. Open champion… Fourth in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2012: Third in Junior World Championships… Third in U.S. World Team Wrestle-Off… Fourth in U.S. Open… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Third in University Nationals…
2011: Third in Junior World Championships… New York AC International Open champion… Third in U.S. Open… University Nationals champion… UWW Junior Nationals champion…
College: 2013 and 2014 WCWA Women’s College Nationals champion for King University... Second in 2011 and 2012 WCWA Nationals… Coached by Jason Moorman… Graduated from King in 2014… Graduated with a degree in education, with a minor in business….
Age-Group Achievements: Third in 2007, 2009 and 2010 Junior Nationals… Second in 2008 Junior Nationals…
High School: Compiled a 130-29 record at Carbondale Community HS… Coached by Dennis Ragan… Qualified for boys’ state… Also attended Purler Wrestling Academy, where she was coached by Nick Purler… Also played soccer and volleyball in high school…
Personal: Daughter of Fae and Dennis Ragan… Has one brother, Jared… Hobbies include shopping, tanning, yoga and watching the St. Louis Cardinals… Trains with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club as her RTC…

Twitter: @AlliRayg
Instagram: @allirayg