May 30, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. - For the second straight season, senior RHP Mark Appel has earned first-team All-American honors from Louisville Slugger. Appel was one of eight Pac-12 Conference baseball players named to the NCAA Division I All-American team as announced Thursday by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
As Stanford's all-time strikeout leader, Appel has tallied 130 strikeouts this season to rank second in the NCAA.
Appel owns the conference's fourth-lowest ERA (2.12) and pitched four complete games during his senior campaign.
A 2012 Louisville Slugger first-teamer, Appel is also a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and the Howser Trophy.