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Jacob Deckman
Jacob  Deckman

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Mechanicsburg, Pa.

High School:
Cumberland Valley

Event:
Free/Back/IM/Fly


10/20/2017

Freund, Donahue Lead Penn State Against Duke, NC State

Big Ten award winners continue successful start to season

10/20/2017

Freund, Donahue Lead Penn State Against Duke, NC State

Big Ten award winners continue successful start to season

High School
Four-year letterwinner swimming in freestyle and IM at Cumberland Valley High School under head coach Mike Gobrecht … Placed as high as sixth in the PIAA Championships in the 200 IM to earn all-state recognition … Member of four-time 400 freestyle relay district champion team, earning All-America recognition … Set school records in the 200 IM (1:51.76) and 200 free (1:41.20) … Swam in the 2016 and 2017 YMCA National Championships for West Shore YMCA … Also a four-year letterwinner on the water polo team, earning first-team all-state and honorable mention All-America recognition.

Personal
Full name is Jacob Nicholas Deckman … Born January 1, 1999 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania … Parents are Dan and Sherry Deckman … Has two older brothers, Josh and Jordan … Intends to major in computer science.

Why Penn State?
“I was always a fan of Penn State so when I came on my visit I knew this was where I wanted to be. The combination of challenging academics along with a top swimming program is something that you don't find very often and was too good to pass up.”

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