Women's Water Polo

Devan Ragg   11
Devan Ragg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Ann Arbor Pioneer

Height:
5-6

Position:
Attacker


GENERAL: Solid all around player...Will draw ejections and set up plays...Quick and smart...Great speed and energy...Excellent skip shot and outside lob...Can defend the counter attack...Also a member of the Siena swimming and diving team.

2009: One of only three Saints and only returnee to both play in and start all 27 games...Led the squad with 48 assists and finished third on the team with 73 points...Tallied five goals and 11 assists for 16 total points in four-game homecoming at Wolverine Invite (3/14-15)...Recorded four goals and seven assists in MAAC split against Villanova and Iona (4/11)...Recorded two goals apiece in a pair of other wins over Villanova (3/28, 4/4)...Notched a pair of assists and ejections drawn while swiping four steals at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (2/24)...Added a goal and two assists in Siena's first win of the year against Whittier (2/23)...Dished out three assists at Redlands (2/21).

2008: Appeared in 31 games, making 30 starts as a freshman...Tabbed MAAC Rookie of the Week (4/9) after recording nine goals in 14 total points in four conference games the previous weekend... Finished second on the team with 35 assists and third in points with 65...Recorded 30 steals and placed second on the team with a .476 shot percentage...Scored a career-high five goals to go along with three assists and three steals and netted game-winning overtime goal against Wagner (4/5)...Recorded hat trick in win over Villanova (4/20)...Recorded four assists and finished with five total points in MAAC Tournament clinching win over Saint Francis (4/20)...Tallied four points and drew four ejections in win over Villanova (4/12).

BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in water polo and swimming at Ann Arbor Pioneer...Guided her water polo team to a second place finish as a sophomore and a seventh place finish as a junior at the Michigan State Championships...Named Third Team All-State and Honorable Mention All-Region after her junior season in which she scored 53 goals with 48 assists, 62 ejections drawn and 114 steals...Qualified for the state swimming championships as a junior and senior...Member of the Great Lakes Water Polo Club.

PERSONAL: Born October 5, 1989 in Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada...The daughter of D. Mark Ragg and Brenda Quiet...Has an older sister Jamie who attends Michigan State...A science major with a concentration in biology who one day aspires to be a pediatrician...Chose Siena for the water polo team, environment, people, location and academics...Also recruited to play collegiately for Maryland, Villanova, Marist, Wagner, Bucknell and Occidental.

HOWE ON RAGG: "Devan plays with a lot of energy and confidence. She is an excellent all-around player and will return as a top scorer on our team this year"

GETTING TO KNOW DEVAN RAGG

One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I'm Canadian! J
My favorite TV show is:
Desperate Housewives
My favorite artist (musician) is:
Eminem
Favorite Athlete:
Alison Gregorka

Best thing about Siena Water Polo: All of the girls and how competitive the conference is.
My superstitions are:
Knocking on wood after making a comment.
My favorite professional sports team is:
Detroit Red Wings or New England Patriots
Funniest Player on the Team
is: Traci Robertson
My best Siena Water Polo moment has been:
Making it to MAAC Championships freshman year!
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to
: Anywhere in Europe...Italy, France, England...anywhere!
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be?
Matthew McConaughey
...Why?
He's my actor boyfriend ;)
My favorite book:
Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

My favorite flavor of ice cream: Raspberry Truffle

RAGG STATS

YEAR GP/GS G A PTS SH SH% STL EJD TO
2008 31/30 30 35 65 63 .476 30 11 30
2009 27/27 25 48 73 92 .272 30 26 50
TOTALS 58/57 55 83 138 155 .355 60 37 80

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