2012 Women's Soccer
Record: 8-11 Home: 6-3 Away: 2-8 MSC: 3-6
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Rob Appell
Head Coach
7th Season

Rob Appell enters his seventh season as the Head Coach of the Shawnee State University Women's Soccer program in 2012. Appell was named head coach in November of 2005 after spending two seasons as an assistant to both the men and women's teams at Shawnee State.  He is also the head coach of women's tennis as Shawnee State making him the only coach in the Mid-South Conference to serve as head coach of two distinct varsity programs.

Coach Appell has a 53-43-5 overall record in his first six seasons with the Bears marking the highest winning percentage by any soccer coach since its inception. In 2009, the Bears made the school's first ever post season appearance with a 7-5 conference record and an overall record of 11-6. Appell has coached 26 All-Conference selections, eight NAIA All-Region selections, 10 NAIA Scholar Athletes and the 2009 American Mideast Conference Freshman of the Year.

Prior to coaching Appell played goalkeeper for the Bears from 2000 - 2003. Appell accumulated a school record 468 saves over the course of his career.  He earned All-AMC recognition and was the Shawnee State University Branch Rickey student award recipient as a senior in 2003.

Appell, a native of Blacklick, Ohio, is a 2004 graduate of Shawnee State University where he earned his bachelor's degree in Sports Management. In addition to coaching soccer Appell has worked in the sports studies department as an adjunct instructor for the past seven years. Appell is also in his sixth year as an assistant softball coach at Shawnee State.

Coach Appell currently resides in Portsmouth, Ohio. 

2012 Women's Soccer Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
0Shelbi HalversonSOGK5-8Hillsboro, OhioLynchburg HS
1Emily KuehnSOGK5-7Circleville, OhioTeays Valley HS
2Alisha FournierSRDef5-2Lafayette, Colo.Centaurus HS
3Allison NagleSOFor5-7Loveland, OhioMilford HS
4Hannah FiglestahlerFRDef5-3Tipp City, OhioBethel HS
5Elizabeth AbbottFRFor5-4Heath, OhioLakewood HS
6Staci JohnsonSRMid5-1Circleville, OhioCircleville HS
8Katy CastilloSOMid5-4Circleville, OhioCircleville HS
11Erin PhillipsFRMid5-7Mount Sterling, OhioMadison-Plains HS
12Brittney BrooksSRFor5-3Cincinnati, OhioRoger Bacon HS
13Haley RugglesSODef5-5Wheelersburg, OhioWheelersburg HS
15Aubrey JohnsonSODef5-4Clarksville, OhioClinton Massie HS
16Bethany WardJRDef5-7Grove City, OhioCentral Crossing HS
17Mollie KingSOMid5-3West Jefferson, OhioWest Jefferson HS
18Schuyler JonesFRFor5-5Ramnicu Valcea, RomaniaWest Holmes HS
19Tasha WilsonFRDef5-3Kettering, OhioKettering Fairmont HS
22Teresa WelchJRMid5-4Springfield, OhioNorthwestern HS
24Kayla DyeFRMid5-8Chillicothe, OhioZane Trace HS
25Becky LeggeSOFor5-1Yellow Springs, OhioCedarville HS
33Jessica FairFRFor5-6Negley, OhioBeaver Local Lisbon HS
Rob Appell - Head Coach - 7th season
Ryan Appell - Assistant Coach - 4th season