It is the Crimson Tide's highest finish of the meet so far
Alabama Highlights: 2014 - Junior: Scored in the 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking 24th place ... also scored in the 400 individual medley, taking 17th place, with a career-best time of 3:47.95 at the SEC Championships to rank second all-time at Alabama ... posted a career-best time in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships.
2013 - Sophomore: Turned in Alabama's top time of the season in the 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships with a career-best time of 3:52.67, which ranks him fifth all-time for the Tide ... scored in the 1,650 freestyle at the SEC Championships with a then career-best time of 15:27.75 ... also competed in the 500 freestyle at the SEC Championships.
2012 - Summer: Competed at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials in the 400 IM.
2012 - Freshman: Competed in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle and the 400 individual medley at the SEC Championships.
Prep Highlights: Swam for John Flanagan at Curl-Burke Swim Club ... competed at the 2011 USA Junior National Long Course Championships in the 400m IM, the 400m freestyle and the 1500m freestyle ... swam the 400 IM, 200, 500 and 1,650 freestyles as well as the 200 breaststroke at the 2010 and 2011 NCSA Junior National Championships.
Personal Information: Full name: Ian Sullivan Decker ... son of Rob and Nancy Decker ... sister, Meghan ... criminal justice major ... born December 31, 1992.