Women's Water Polo

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    Jayde Appel
    Jayde  Appel

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Sydney, Australia

    High School:
    Meridan

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Two-Meter

    Experience:
    2V

    04/11/2015

    No. 3 USC Sinks San Jose State 21-6 On Senior Day

    Trojans net 11 different scorers in big MPSF win at Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

    02/13/2015

    No. 3 USC Tops Two Teams At Lancer Invitational

    Trojans beat Cal Baptist 14-3 and Redlands 31-0 in back-to-back action.

    02/05/2015

    2015 USC Women's Water Polo Season Outlook

    Women of Troy take aim at a run to a 12th consecutive NCAA Tournament trip.

    08/18/2014

    Gold, Silver & Bronze For Women of Troy In Russia

    USC is represented on every level of the podium at FINA World Cup.

    08/11/2014

    Women of Troy Dig In For FINA World Cup Competition

    USC is represented on three teams in action in Russia this week.

    THIS SEASON: Jayde Appel enters her third season of competition at USC.

    2014: Appel scored 25 goals in her second season of action at USC... Scored in 13 games with seven multiple-goal outings, including a career-high four goals scored against Bakersfield in the MPSF Tournament... Scored eight goals during the MPSF Tournament.

    2013: Appel was fourth on the team in scoring in her first season of competition at USC with 33 goals... Scored six goals at the NCAA Tournament, including a hat trick in the NCAA Semifinals... Scored in 17 games with 11 multiple-goal outings... Set career high with five hat tricks during the year... Named MPSF Newcomer of the Week on March 11.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Appel is a member of the Australian National Team... Won silver at the 2013 FINA World Championships... Also competed for the Australian Junior National Team at the 2013 FINA Junior World Championships... Won bronze at the 2011 Junior World Championships.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Appel attended Meriden Girls School in Sydney, Australia... Won the 2011 New South Wales CIS Blue Award... Played for Cronulla Sharks and Balmain Tigers... Won under-16 and under-18 national championships with Cronulla.

    PERSONAL: Appel is majoring in sociology... Parents are Bret and Joanne... Has two sisters, Samantha and Bre... Bre was a member of the Australian National Team... Enjoys family vacations in her free time... Lists Muhammad Ali as her biggest sports hero... Would like to travel to Greece, South Africa and Bora Bora... Has always wanted to cage dive with sharks... Hopes to travel through Europe and play professional water polo after graduation... Born May 27, 1994.