Bridget Degan
Bridget Degan
Year: So.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
High School: Nardin
Major: Occupational Therapy

2016: First season as a Spartan

 

High School Awards: Unsung Hero (2014, 2016)

Club Team Before D'Youville: West Side Rowing Club

Favorite Sport Other Than Crew: Hockey

Role Model: Audrey Hepburn

Favorite Athlete: Emily Regan

Career Goal: To be an OT in the navy after I graduate

Why D'Youville: I chose D'Youville because of the amount of work the school and faculty do to make sure we enjoy every moment here and that we are able to become successful in our future endeavors

Favorite Thing About Crew: My favorite thing about my sport is the bond we make as a team and that it's a unique bond that no one else could understand

Favorite Moment Rowing: I don't think I could pick a favorite moment over the past four years of rowing because they're all my favorite. From the long bus rides to the five hour practices and everything in-between

Favorite Quote: "Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others." - Audrey Hepburn

Interesting Fact: I have been able to compete in the Canadian Royal Henley Regatta for three years in a row

Personal: Daughter of Jillian and John Degan