Dominic Devaud Tabbed to Academic All-District First Team

BALTIMORE-- UMBC junior track and field standout Dominic Devaud (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley) was selected to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District II Men's Track and Field/Cross Country Team, the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.

Devaud now advances to the national ballot, where he will compete with members of each all-district first team for Academic All-America recognition, which will be announced Thursday, June 18.

A mechanical engineering major who boasts a 3.68 grade-point average, Devaud won the heptathlon at the America East Indoor Championship with 4,857 points, and also finished fifth in the pole vault and sixth in the 55-meter hurdles at the indoor conference meet. An America East All-Academic selection during the outdoor season, he placed fifth in the decathlon, sixth in the pole vault and eighth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Outdoor Championship. Devaud was also named the Retrievers' Most Valuable Athlete for the indoor season at UMBC's varsity awards banquet last month.