Grand Rapids FC is excited to announce our 25th player signing for the 2015 season Eli Appleby

Grand Rapids FC is excited to announce our 25th player signing for the 2015 season Eli Appleby.

Appleby, a Defender who will wear the number 27, is a Rockford graduate and currently plays at Butler University in Indianapolis.

While competing for the Rams, Eli tied for the lead in scoring and was an All-State selection his Junior year. He played his club soccer for GR Crew Juniors and in 2013 led that team the finals of the Region 2 tournament. He was on the Michigan ODP tea…m for three years and won the ODP National Championship in 2012. His senior year he chose to play in the USSDA with Vardar Academy.

“Eli is a player who adds a great deal of versatility and composure to the squad” commented Founder Matt Roberts. “We have watched him develop into a fantastic young player and think the sky is the limit for him. We are very excited to have him in the squad for 2015”.