Orangeburg, N.Y. (5/9/19) Dominican College baseball player, Justin Decker (Rotterdam, N.Y.) has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team as was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA) today.
The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes baseball honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second- and third-team (when selected) Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in June.
The senior second basemen, makes his second consecutive appearance on the Google Cloud Academic All-District® First Team. Decker maintains a .381 GPA and is majoring in Financial Management. He was previously named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) First Team for the second time and in 2018 earned All-CACC Second Team honors. He recorded his 200th career hit this season and became the program's All-Time Hit Leader. Decker is second on the team and is sixth in the conference in hits and runs batted in, while sitting sixth in the CACC in on-base percentage and 12th in batting average. Prior to the start of the season he was named to the 2019 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Preseason All-East Region First Team.
NCAA DIVISION II – DISTRICT 1 (Central Atlantic, East Coast, Northeast 10)
Pos. Name School GPA Yr. Major
P Timmy Kalantzakos Merrimack College 3.73 So. Business Administration
P Cam Monagle Merrimack College 3.58 Sr. Business
P Jake Walkinshaw Southern New Hampshire 3.88/4.00 Gr. Business Management
C Ryan Kuskowski New York Institute of Technology 3.45 Jr. Engineering Management
IF Justin Decker Dominican College 3.81 Sr. Financial Management
IF Thomas Joyce Merrimack College 3.85 Jr. Economics
IF Brett Malm Adelphi University 3.65 Sr. Sports Management
IF John Mooradian Mercy College 3.78 Jr. Nursing
OF Julian Kurych Wilmington University 3.85 Sr. Business Management
OF Matthew Ronai Merrimack College 3.83 Sr. Sports Medicine
OF Max Troiani Bentley University 3.74 Jr. Economics-Finance
DH Michael Manzione LIU Post 3.56 Sr. Criminal Justice