Jayne Appel

Position: Center
Height: 6'4" / 193 cms.
Weight: 210 lbs. / 95 kgs.
Team: San Antonio Silver Stars
School: Stanford University ‘10
Hometown: Pleasant Hill, Calif.
Web: JayneAppel.com
Twitter: @JayneAppel
Instagram: JayneAppel

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medals: 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2007 Pan American Games, 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Silver Medal: 2005 USA Youth Development Festival.
  • Attended the 2013 USA National Team mini-camp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas, was injured and unable to participate.
  • Named as a finalist for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.
  • Member of the 2010 USA Basketball World Championship Team that posted a 9-0 slate, captured the gold medal and qualified the U.S. for the 2012 Olympic Games.
  • Aided the USA to a 3-1 pre-World Championship exhibition slate.
  • Named to the 2009-12 USA National Team on Aug. 18, 2010.
  • Participated in the USA’s July 2010 training camp.
  • The only non-USA National Team player to attend the 2010 USA National Team’s spring training camp, was injured and unable to participate.
    One of three collegiate players invited to attend the 2009 USA Basketball Women’s National Team’s fall training camp, was unable to participate due to an injury (knee).
  • Named as a finalist for the 2009 USA World University Games Team, but had knee surgery and was unable to compete.
  • Member of the 2007 USA team that went 5-0 and collected the gold medal at the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, playing against national teams preparing for the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship; averaged 4.8 ppg. and 2.8 rpg.
  • Member of the 2006 USA U18 National Team that went 4-0 and won the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship; averaged 7.0 ppg. and a USA second-best 9.0 rpg. in fewer than 16 mpg.; opened the tournament with 11 points and 11 rebounds versus Paraguay and tallied nine points and 12 rebounds in the gold medal win over Canada.
  • Member of the 2005 USA Youth Development Festival White Team that went 2-3 and earned the silver medal; ranked second among all-time Festival participants for most blocked shots with 13.
  • Ranked first among 2005 Festival participants for blocked shots (2.6 bpg.), fourth for offensive rebounds (3.8), sixth for rebounds (7.4 rpg.), tied for ninth for defensive rebounds (3.6) and tied for 19th for scoring (6.0 ppg.).

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 5 in 2010 by the San Antonio Silver Stars.
  • All-WBCA (China) second team: 2013.
  • WBCA All-Import Team: 2013.
  • Averaged 5.9 ppg. and 8.9 rpg. in 2013 as San Antonio finished with a 12-22 record.
  • Competed two seasons in Turkey (2010-12) and two in China (2012-14); most recently averaged 23.2 ppg., 11.1 rpg. and 1.3 bpg., in 2013-14 for Liaoning Hengye, which advanced to the quarterfinals.
  • Was one of the fans' top 10 favorites in voting for the WNBA vs. USA Basketball: The Stars at the Sun game on July 10. Competed on the WNBA squad, but also trained with the USA National Team.

College Notes

  • During her four years at Stanford, aided the Cardinal to a 113-16 record (.876), four NCAA Tournaments, the 2008, 2009 and 2010 NCAA Final Four, and the 2008 and 2010 Pacific-10 Tournament and regular season titles, while starting 112 of 147 games played, including every game as a sophomore and junior, and averaging 14.5 ppg. and 8.6 rpg.
  • Named to the 2010 NCAA All-Final Four and All-Sacramento Regional teams.
  • Listed as a finalist for the 2010 John R. Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy and Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.
  • Named to the 2010 State Farm WBCA All-America Team, the 2010 U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-America Team and the 2010 Associated Press All-America second team.
  • Earned 2010 All-Pac-10 Conference and All-Pac-10 Tournament honors.
  • Selected to the 2009 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team.
  • Named to the 2009 State Farm Coaches All-America Team.
  • Selected as a finalist for the 2009 Wade Trophy and John R. Wooden Award.
  • Named 2009 All-America second team by the Associated Press and ESPN.com.
  • Named 2009 Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year as well as to the All-Pac-10 first team.
  • Named to the 2008 All Pac-10 first team as well as Pac-10 All-Defensive Team honorable mention
  • A 2008 WBCA/Kodak All-America finalist.
  • Named the 2007 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and All-Pac-10 honorable mention.
  • Earned 2007 Pac-10 All-Tournament Team honors.
  • Finished her career ranked first among all-time Stanford career leaders for games played (147), rebounds (1,263) and blocked shots (273) and third for points (2,125).
  • Leads all-time Pac-10 performers for rebounds after surpassing former record holder and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie during the 2009-10 season.
  • Is just one of three Stanford players to amass at least 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
  • In 2008-09 ranked seventh nationally in field goal percentage (60.2) and 47th in rebounding (9.2 rpg).
  • Scored school-record 46 points against Iowa State in the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
  • Established a new Stanford single-season record with 84 blocked shots on the year, topping the previous mark of 61 she set as a freshman.

Personal Notes

  • Born in Berkeley, Calif., on May 14, 1988, hails from Pleasant Hill, Calif.
  • Daughter of Pam and Joe Appel; has two older brothers, Mike and Tommy, and one younger brother, Nate, all three of whom are taller than Jayne.
  • Compiled 2,504 points, 1,707 rebounds, 680 blocks, 256 assists and 185 steals in four seasons at Carondelet High School (Concord, Calif.) and capped her career ranked third all-time in the state of California for blocks, fifth for rebounds and 25th for points scored.
  • Aided Carondelet to the state title as a sophomore in 2003-04.
  • MVP of the 2006 McDonald's All-American Game, was a WBCA All-American and the Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2006; named to the Parade Magazine All-America first team in 2006 and the second team in 2005.
  • Was a three-year letterwinner in high school water polo, a squad she captained as a senior; and named Blossom Valley All-Conference first team in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
  • Father played basketball at St. Mary's College (Calif.).
  • Post-basketball career ambitions include working on public policy in regards to mental illness and going to law school.
  • If she could be a standout athlete in any sport, it would be water polo.
  • Drives a Toyota Prius.
  • Wanted to be a dancer when she was five.
USA Basketball Statistics
TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2010 WC
8/0
6- 13
.462
0- 0
.---
2- 2
1.000
22/ 2.8
14/ 1.8
2
2
1
2010 WCx
4/0
5- 11
.455
0- 0
.---
2- 4
.500
16/ 4.0
12/ 3.0
4
1
1
2007 PAG
5/0
11- 17
.647
0- 0
.---
2- 3
.667
12/ 2.4
24/ 4.8
3
5
3
2006 U18
4/1
12- 29
.414
1- 3
.333
3- 6
.500
36/ 9.0
28/ 7.0
5
7
7
2005 DF-Wh.
5/3
13- 42
.310
0- 3
.000
4- 11
.364
37/ 7.4
30/ 6.0
7
13
2
Totals
26/4
47- 112
.420
1- 6
.166
13- 26
.500
123/ 4.7
108/ 4.2
21
28
14

WNBA Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2013
29/29
70- 121
.579
1- 3
.333
29- 49
.592
259/ 8.9
170/ 5.9
57
37
26
2012
33/30
47- 85
.553
0- 1
.000
22- 29
.759
213/ 6.5
116/ 3.5
39
29
18
2011
31/ 0
42- 89
.472
1- 3
.333
14- 25
.560
142/ 4.6
99/ 3.2
25
20
17
2010
28/0
38- 71
.535
1- 3
.333
19-34
.559
71/ 2.5
96/ 3.4
13
5
7
Totals
121/59
197- 366
.538
3- 10
.300
84- 137
.613
685/ 5.7
481/ 4.0
134
91
68

College Statistics
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2010
37/ 35
196- 376
.521
0- 1
.000
98- 156
.628
321/ 8.7
490/ 13.2
93
58
25
2009
38/ 38
251- 417
.602
0- 1
.000
111- 170
.653
349/ 9.2
613/ 14.9
108
70
25
2008
39/ 39
251- 427
.588
0- 0
.---
84- 119
.706
344/ 8.8
586/ 15.0
108
84
34
2007
33/ 0
178- 331
.538
0- 1
.000
80- 124
.645
249/ 7.5
436/ 13.2
34
61
26
Totals
147/112
876-1551
.565
0- 3
.000
373- 569
.656
1263/ 8.6
2125/ 14.5
343
273
110