Brandon Kappel
Brandon Kappel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
River Hills, Wis.

High School:
Nicolet

Height:
5-11

Event:
Multi-Events

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Sophomore/Sophomore

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
At the Red & White Open (2/21), won the 60 meters in a personal-best 7.01 after finishing second in the preliminary round in 7.06 ... also finished seventh in the 200 meters in 22.72 ... placed 58th in the preliminary round of the 60 meters in a personal-best time of 7.17 at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) ... making his season debut, finished fifth in the 60 meters in 7.19 and fifth in the long jump with a leap of 21-0 3/4 (6.42m) at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18)

2014 Outdoor:
Placed fifth in the 100 meters (10.89), seventh in the 200 meters (22.13) and helped the Badgers win the 4x100 at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) ... at the Tom Botts Invitational (5/3), placed third in the 100 meters in 10.95, sixth in the 200 meters in 22.65 and helped his team win the 4x100 relay in 40.90 ... finished fourth in the 100 meters in a personal-best 10.82, 21st in the 200 meters in 22.78, and helped his team to a runner-up finish in the 4x100-meter relay in 41.90at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/12) ... making his outdoor debut, helped his team win the 4x200-meter relay (1:28.24) and sprint medley relay (3:32.64), while also helping his team finish second in the 4x100-meter relay (42.00) and placing 14th in the preliminary round of the 100 meters (11.31) at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

2013 Indoor:
Finished sixth in the long jump at the Wisconin NCAA Qualifier (3/1) with a personal-best leap of 21-9 1/2 (6.64m) ... competing unattached, set new personal bests in the long jump and shot put with a sixth-place leap of 21-5 1/2 (6.54m) and a 16th-place heave of 38-2 (11.63m) at the Red & White Open (2/15) ... competing unattached, finished sixth in the long jump at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/19) with a leap of 21-0 1/2 (6.41m) ... in his first collegiate meet, competing unattached, finished fourth in the long jump with a personal-best leap of 21-4 (6.50m) at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) ... also finished 14th in the shot put with a heave of 31-9 1/2 (9.69m) and 15th in the high jump with a leap of 5-9 1/4 (1.76m)|

2013 Outdoor:
Finished runner up in the long jump with a personal-best leap of 21-11 1/2 (6.69m) and 10th in the 100 meters with a time of 11.20 seconds at the Wisconsin Open (5/4)

High School

As a senior in 2012, ran the anchor leg of the Wisconsin Division 3 state champion 4x100-meter relay team, which won in a time of 42.03... placed fourth in the 100 meters at the state championships with a time of 10.98 ... member of the North Shore Conference champion 4x100-meter relay team ... won the 100 meters in his sectional ... as a junior, placed second in the 200 meters in his sectional ... also played football and baseball ... was an all-conference punter, quarterback and outfielder ... ran for coach Chad Melotte, an All-Big Ten athlete at Wisconsin, at Nicolet

Personal
Parents are Warren and Mary Kappel ... has a younger sister, Emma ... intended major is kinesiology

Why Wisconsin?
"Wisconsin has amazing academics along with a great track reputation."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.01 2-21-14 100 Meters 10.82 4-12-14
200 Meters 22.72 2-21-14 200 Meters 22.13 5-10-14
High Jump 5-9 1/4 (1.76m) 1-12-13 Long Jump 21-11 1/2 (6.69m) 5-04-13
Long Jump 21-0 3/4 (6.42m) 1-18-14
Shot Put 38-2 (11.63m) 2-15-13

ON WISCONSIN
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