WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College senior John Decker (Parkland, Fla.) earned his second New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Track Athlete of the Week award on Monday afternoon.
Decker competed in a pair of meets in southern California over the weekend and recorded a season-best time of 1:51.14 in the 800-meter run at the Long Beach State Invitational on Saturday. The result is the third fastest in Division III this season and is also the third best time of his career. Additionally, Decker posted a time of 1:55.62 in the 800 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays on Friday afternoon.
Decker, who is the league's reigning track athlete of the year, and his teammates will compete at the 2018 NEWMAC Championships on Saturday at Springfield College beginning at 10:30 a.m.