|Hometown:||Colorado Springs, Colo.|
|High School:||Doherty HS|
|College:||Northeastern JC/Montana St. Billings|
2011 (Montana St.-Billings): Played in 20 games with 15 starts for Montana State - Billings ... Had a .176 batting average after collecting nine hits with seven runs, three doubles and five RBIs ... Had .235 slugging percentage and an on base percentage of .263 that included four walks ... Made 75 putouts with 11 assists for a .966 fielding percentage ... Hit .484 when having opportunities to advance runners.
Junior College: Attended Northeastern JC for two years and earned one letter ... Missed the 2009 season due to Tommy John surgery ... Batted .316 after returning from surgery playing catcher.
High School: Attended Doherty High School in Colorado Springs, Colo ... Helped Doherty win the Metro League Conference in 2004, 2005 and 2007 ... First Team All-Conference Junior and Senior seasons ... Second Team All-Conference Sophomore season ... Holds the Doherty single season RBI record with 36 and is third All-Time in batting average ... Played in Colorado's Top 50 game in 2007 ... Played on the 2007 Pan American Team in Aruba.
Personal: Son of Robert and Deborah Kachel ... Brother to Cory (18) and Dusty (17) ... Is majoring in sports excercise science ... Enjoys fishing, hunting and camping.