Getting to know… Max Apello Senior Tennis Player


Purvit Patel; Elyse Guziewicz, Sports Writer/Copy Editor

Max Apello is a fourth year CIS major who hails from Sparta High School in Sparta, NJ.

Q: What was the driving force behind your decision to come to Wilkes?

A: Coach Chris Leicht.

Q: What are your hopes for the upcoming season?

A: I hope to make the round of 16 at nationals.

Q: What are your hopes for your next season as a Colonel?

A: I may try out for the baseball team!

Q: When/Why did you first begin playing tennis?

A: When I was 6, I started lessons in my hometown.

Q: Do you have other sports, interests, or hobbies off of the field?

A: I don’t really do much. I just go to the gym a lot.

Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life? Why?

A: My dad, because he’s really just a great person and he always works hard, so it inspires me to keep going and keep pushing for more all the time. He’s probably my best friend.

Q: Is there a quote you live your life by?

A: “Live in the moment.”

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: It means to be respectful and respectable and to always want more.