Orangeburg, N.Y. (2/2/18) Dominican College baseball player, Justin Decker, has been named to the 2018 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Preseason All-East Region First Team as was recently announced by the NCBWA.
Decker, a junior second basemen from Rotterdam, N.Y., makes his first NCBWA Preseason All-East Region honors. Following the 2017 season he was named to the NCBWA All-East Region First Team, the All-Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) First Team honors, the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Baseball All-East Region Team and to the CoSIDA Academic All-District® Team.
In the 2017 season, Decker led the CACC in hitting and ranked second in hits, fourth in on-base percentage, fifth in double and ninth in runs batted in. Decker also earned on CACC Player of the Week honors this season.
The 2017 Charger baseball team won the CACC Baseball Championships and made thier fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and first since 2010.
The NCAA Division II East Region consists of the CACC, East Coast Conference and Northeast 10 Conference and encompasses 33 baseball-playing institutions.