DOMINICAN'S DECKER NAMED PRESEASON ALL-EAST

DOMINICAN'S DECKER NAMED PRESEASON ALL-EAST

Orangeburg, N.Y. (1/24/19) Dominican College senior third basemen Justin Decker has been selected to the 2019 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Preseason All-East Region First Team, according to balloting released on Wednesday.

Decker enjoyed a stellar junior season as he ranked in the top five in the conference doubles, hits, batting average and on-base percentage, while sitting ninth in RBIs and slugging percentage.  Decker led the team in hits, doubles, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.

In 2018 he was named to the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Second Team, the CACC All-Tournament Team and the All-Easter College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Team.  Decker also earned his second consecutive CoSIDA Academic All-District® First Team accolades.

He is one of five players from the CACC to be selected to the 2019 NCBWA All-East Region First Team.

National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association
2019 NCAA Division II Preseason All-East Region First Team

C  Anthony Vaglica, SR, LIU Post
1B Andrew Taft, SR, Le Moyne
2B Max Carney, SR, Wilmington (Del.)
3B Justin Decker, SR, Dominican (N.Y.)
SS Logan Allen, SO, Bridgeport
OF Brandon Grover, SR, Bentley
OF Matt Overton, SO, Molloy
OF Rahul Prince, JR, Felician
DH Rosario Missiti, SR, Post
UT Matt Costanza, JR, American International
P  Brad Scull, SR, Wilmington (Del.)
P  James Varela, SR, LIU Post
P  Dan Wirchansky, SR, Pace
RP Brandon LaManna, JR, New Haven