Hi, my name is Zach Appel and I am from Richmond, VA. I have one younger brother, Reece, who is currently a junior in high school and two dogs, Maggie and Murphy. I am currently a freshman at Clemson and I have really enjoyed it so far. My major is Pre-Business, and I am leaning towards Finance. This semester I plan to rush the business fraternity and join sailing club. I am already a member of the Clemson Swim Club. I started swimming during the summer when I was eight and swam year-round throughout middle and high school. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my friends, hiking, listening to music, and watching Netflix. Some of my favorite shows and bands are Parks & Rec, Stranger Things, The Office, The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, and Led Zeppelin. I also love to travel. I have been lucky enough to travel to the Caribbean twice and to Hawaii once with my family. I am very sports-minded and am a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Atlanta Braves. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for me at Clemson!
High school friends and I in front of White House
Last summer league swim meet with my buddy Nick
My cousins and I in Emerald Isle, NC