Lynne Deckel
Lynne Deckel
Height: 5-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lansdale, Pa.
High School: North Penn
Position: Distance

2016 Outdoor: Ran in the 800m during the year with her best finish coming at the Mason Spring Invitational in a time of 2:42.26.

2015-16 Indoor: Competed in distance events during the indoor season in the 800m and 1,000m... Finished the 800m at the Great Dane Classic in a time of 2:30.24... Had a season best in the 1,000m run at the Penn State Relays with a time of 3:21.02.

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m run for the Retrievers during the spring... Set a season best in the event, crossing the tape in a time of 2:26.32 at the Morgan State Legacy meet. 

2014-15 Indoor: Competed in the 800m and 1,000m runs for the Retrievers this past winter... Set a season best time in the 800m at the Patriot Games, crossing the tape in a time of 2:27.08... Recorded a time of 3:14.66 in the 1,000m run at the Penn State Relays.

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m run at the Morgan State Legacy Meet, finishing with a time of 2:28.94… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Placed 13th in the 800m run at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York… Set a season-best 800m time of 2:23.92 at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games… Also competed in the 1,000m during the winter season.

2013 Outdoor: Did not compete in any meets... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Competed in the 800m and 1,000m events as a freshman for the Retrievers… Set her top 1,000m time of 3:14.31 at the Penn State Relays.

Background: Received multiple All-Distrct and All-League nominations in the Suburban One League Continental Conference... Named to the All-State Team by the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association in both 2011 and 2012... Helped lead North Penn to the League Championship three years in a row... Part of the North Penn distance medley relay that set the state record at the 2011 meet... Member of the National Honor Society and listed on the Distinguished Honor Roll.

Personal: Daughter of Bob and Crystal Deckel... Father played soccer at Grove City... Has one younger brother, Brad... Plans to major in English while working on minors in secondary education and music... Born Nov. 1, 1993.