14 - Aurora Appel
Aurora Appel
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mendham, NJ
High School: West Morris Mendham
Position: S
2008: Played in 26 matches and a career-high 89 sets, primarily as a serve specialist off the bench. Recorded a career-best 20 service aces. 2007: Appeared in 16 of 29 matches, finishing second on the team with 110 assists. 2006: Played in four matches, appearing in 14 games. Third on team with 141 assists. High School: Attended West Morris-Mendham High School...Lettered all four years in volleyball and participated in cheerleading her junior year. Played volleyball for coach Bob Acker. Earned second team all-conference and second team all-area in 2004...was first team all-conference and all-area her senior year Personal: Born: 11/29/88 Nickname: Ro Parents: Darlene Osipuk and Ingo Appel. Siblings: Vanessa, Deirdre and Giselle. Favorite Book: The Lovely Bones. Favorite Movie: Crash. Favorite TV Show: Friends. Favorite Music: OAR, Dispatch, Jack Johnson, John Mayer. Favorite Food: Sushi. Role Model: Her "Opa" (grandfather) because "he has taught me the value of working hard and that nothing in life worth having ever comes without dedication."