Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics,
Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Winter Banquet at RICís
Donovan Dining Center on Monday, Mar. 22 to honor those
student-athletes who participate in varsity winter athletics. Each
sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.
Justin Deveau (North Attleboro, MA) was named the wrestling team's
MVP. He was selected as one of two N.E. Wild-Cards to compete at the
NCAA Div. III Championships, which were hosted by Loras College in
Dubuque, Iowa on Mar. 6-7. Deveau went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships.
Both of his losses were to eventual All-Americans. Deveau earned
All-New England honors, placing second at 285 lbs. at the NECCWA
Championships. He has earned All-New England honors in each of his
three seasons as an Anchorman. Deveau was 39-6 at 285 lbs. with 161
points, 57 takedowns, ten reversals, 42 escapes, 15 near-falls and
five pins. His 39 wins is a new school record for a single season.