High School Sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Tennis.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2009 (Sophomore) - Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team...Three seat in the second varsity eight ... Won gold medals at the Pac-10 conference championships and the IRA National Championship. 2008 (Freshman) - Rowed four seat in the freshman men's eight all season ... Went undefeated during the regular season, with wins at Class Day, the San Diego Crew Classic, and the Opening Day Regatta ... Defeated Washington State and Oregon State in dual meets ... Gold medalist at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships ... Silver medalist at the 2008 IRA Championships.
Personal: Son of Holly and Ed Zapel ... Father is an engineer and biologist and mother is in interior design ... Has one older sister, Nicole (21).