|High School:||Saint Andrew's School|
The team's captain as a senior, Chaplin capped a stellar career with three top-24 finishes at the 2013 MPSF Championships. She placed 14th in the 200 Fly (2:04.96), 20th in the 100 Fly (56.87) and 21st in the 500 Free (5:04.44). At the Pacific Invite, she came in sixth in the 200 Fly (2:09.42) and 12th in the 100 Fly (1:00.09). The UNLV Winter Invite saw Chaplin win the 200 Fly (2:05.64) and take fifth in the 100 Fly (56.84) and 11th in the 500 Free (5:10.38). Academically, Chaplin was an MPSF All-Academic selection.
Returning in fine form for her third year at Pacific, Chaplin continued to impress in the butterfly events. She racked up a pair of 200 Fly titles on the year to go along with a first-place finish in the 100 Fly. Runner-up finishes against league members UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara showed she could compete with the top teams in the MPSF while her 2:03.54 time in the 200 Fly was the best mark on the team. At the 2012 MPSF Championships, Chaplin earned three top-20 finishes, taking 10th in the 200 Fly (2:03.62), 13th in the 100 Fly (56.89) and 19th in the 500 Free (5:00.86). Outside of the pool, Chaplin made her second consecutive appearance on the MPSF All-Academic Team.
Chaplin was recognized as an All-MPSF Academic selection. A solid outing at the 2011 MPSF Championships saw her place 10th in the 200 Fly (2:05.24), 14th in the 100 Fly (57.12), and 18th in the 500 Free (5:02.29). She was also a member of the championship’s sixth-place 800 Free Relay team. Chaplin earned a trio of first-place finishes on the year, touching first in the 100 Fly (58.64) at the Tri Meet on Oct. 29, first in the 1000 Free (10:41.86) versus Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 30, and first in the 200 Fly (2:07.59) at the Tri Meet on Jan. 22. She further impressed with a runner-up performance against Stanford in the 100 Fly (1:00.88) on Jan. 8.
Chaplin finished eighth in the 1000 Free (10:30.06), 11th in the 500 Free (5:04.32), and 12th in the 200 Fly (2:09.05) at the 2010 Big West Championships. She took home a pair of first-place finishes against Seattle U on Oct. 30, winning the 1000 Free (10:43.78) and the 500 Free (5:17.16). She followed that up with a top finish in the 1000 Free (10:58.39) against Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 31.
Chaplin claimed the 800 Free title in the 40th Annual RBC Bahamas National Championships in June of 2010. She swam in an incredible 15 events during the four-day meet. Chaplin also participated in the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships from June 25, 2010, to July 3, 2010, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. In that meet, she took second in both the 400 Free (4:37.02) and the 200 Fly (2:25.04). She also claimed fourth in both the 200 Free (2:12.58) and the 100 Fly (1:05.37). Chaplin swam the first leg for the 800 Free Relay team that claimed first place.
Chaplin attended Saint Andrew’s School in Nassau, Bahamas. She swam and ran track for the Hurricanes.
Chaplin was born in Nassau, Bahamas, and is the daughter of Ken and Sheila Chaplin. She has an older brother, Kai. Chaplin is majoring in studio art and psychology, and lists her hobbies as traveling, sailing, and scuba diving.