River Hills, Wis.
Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Freshman/Freshman
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)
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
Parents are Warren and Mary Kappel ... has a younger sister, Emma ... intended major is kinesiology
100 Meters: 11.20 (5/4/2013)
High Jump: 5-9 1/4 (1.76m) (1/12/2013)
Long Jump: 21-11 1/2 (6.69m) (5/4/2013)
Shot Put: 38-2 (11.63m) (2/15/2013)
"Wisconsin has amazing academics along with a great track reputation."