BOSTON, MASS.: Bridget Deveau used her Dragon spirit to come-from-behind on March 2 and bring home the ECAC Pentathlon championship.
Deveau, a Fall River product, and University of Massachusetts junior captured the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) gold medal with a big performance in her final event at Boston University’s Track and Tennis Centre.
In the final competition event, the 800 metres, the Lockview High alum claimed first with a score of 3,775 points in a field of 15 competitors.
Deveau ran 2 minutes, 15.99 seconds to win the 800m for 879 points, which lifted her into the top spot in the scoring. She also claimed first in shot put with a throw of 41 feet, 2.25 inches for 698 points.
She was second in long jump at 17 feet, 5.25 inches for 645 points.
Deveau opened the meet with a time of 9.11 seconds in 60 meter hurdles for sixth and 887 points. In high jump, she cleared 5 feet, 0.5 inches to take ninth (666 points).