SENIOR (2012): Earned Second Team All-Summit League honors...Served as team captain...Was one of just two players to play in all 21 games, starting 20 of them...Notched assists in consecutive games against Bradley (Oct. 23) and Oral Roberts (Oct. 27)...Took 18 shots, eight of them on frame...Had season-highs of five shots and three shots on goal in 2-1 win over ORU (Oct. 27).
JUNIOR (2011): Started 20 of Western's 21 games...
Had 11 shots, four
on goal...Recorded one goal and one assist on the year...Earned the team's
first assist of the season on Hilary Esangbedo's goal versus Drake (Aug.
29)...Recorded his lone goal of the season in the Leathernecks 4-0 win over
DePaul (Sept. 17)...Finished the season with 1-1--3.
BARTON CC: (2010) - Appeared in 20 games...Tallied four points on a goal and two assists... scored his first career-goal against Kansas City Kansas CC (10/26/10)...Notched assists against Cowley County CC (9/9/10) and Pratt C.C. (9/16/10)...Was a First-Team All-Jayhawk Conference selection... also earned First-Team All-Region honors...Served as team captain for a regional and conference championship team...Helped lead his team to a third place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament...Transferred to Western Illinois in January of 2011 and will have two years of eligibility remaining. (2009) - Appeared in 21 games...Tallied four points on four assists...Recorded an assist against Dakota County Technical College in his first game (8/29/09).
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner in soccer...Earned First Team All-State, All-Region and All-League honors in 2008...Also earned NSCAA Honorable Mention All-America honors...Was a team captain for a regional and league championship team... also lettered in track.
PERSONAL: Son of Jon and Sheri Appel...Born Jan. 22, 1991...Older brother, Jared Appel, played at Western Illinois 2003-06.