Michigan soccer lands dedication from Andrew Rappleyea, a 4-star tight finish in 2023


Michigan soccer continued its terrific early begin to the 2023 recruiting class Sunday when four-star tight finish Andrew Rappleyea gave a verbal dedication to the Wolverines.

Rappleyea, who performs at Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts, introduced his resolution on social media. He was one among many recruits on campus over the weekend.

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“First, I want to thank Coach Mac, Coach Walsh, my household and mates, and everybody who’s performed a job on this journey,” Rappleyea wrote on his Twitter account. “I’m really grateful for everybody who’s pushed me and continues to push me to be the very best athlete and man I might be. The recruiting course of has been life altering. I’ve met a whole lot of nice coaches and made many nice relationships however one college has separated from the remainder. With that being mentioned, there is no such thing as a have to lengthen the method. I’ve discovered my dwelling and I’m excited to announce that I’ve dedicated to….

“The College of Michigan”

Michigan fans watch players warm up before the Ohio State game at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Nov. 27, 2021.

Michigan followers watch gamers heat up earlier than the Ohio State sport at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Nov. 27, 2021.

At 6 toes 4 and 215 kilos, Rappleyea is rated the No. 332 general prospect within the 247Sports Composite and the No. 20 tight finish within the nation. He held further scholarship gives from Boston School, Colorado, Illinois, Louisville, Michigan State, North Carolina, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Virginia and Wisconsin, amongst others.

Rappleyea reportedly caught 21 passes for 475 yards and 4 touchdowns as a junior in 2021. He additionally performed outdoors linebacker and security on protection.

The addition of Rapplyea provides the Wolverines three four-star prospects already within the class of 2023, becoming a member of linebacker Raylen Wilson (No. 73 general) and defensive sort out Joel Starlings (No. 216 general). Michigan has further commitments from three-star native merchandise Semaj Morgan, a large receiver from West Bloomfield, and Adam Samaha, a kicker from Ann Arbor Huron.

U-M’s recruiting class is now ranked fifth within the nation and trails solely Penn State within the Massive ten.

Contact Michael Cohen at mcohen@freepress.com. Observe him on Twitter @Michael_Cohen13.

This text initially appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan soccer will get 4-star TE Andrew Rappleyea dedication



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