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Franklin Regional Swim Team’s Kabria Chapman has verbally committed to Indiana University for fall of 2021. Chapman is a current junior at Franklin Community High School.
I’m excited to announce my verbal commitment to Indiana University where I will continue my academic and athletic career! I would like to thank everyone who has helped me along the way! 🔴⚪️#gohoosiers
- 100y breast – 1:03.60
- 200y breast – 2:28.58
- 100m breast – 1:13.99
- 200m breast – 2:43.72
Chapman is a sprint breaststroker, a discipline in which IU has a strong history, with recent examples being World Record-holder Lilly King, 2019 NCAA All-American Noelle Peplowski, and current freshman standout Emily Weiss.
Swimming for Franklin Community High School, Chapman was an A-finalist at the 2019 IHSAA Girls Championships in the 100 breast, in the same heat as Weiss, who won the state title. Chapman was 1:04.00 in the final to take fifth after going 1:03.85 in prelims. On the medley relay, where Franklin went 1:43.14 to take second, Chapman split a 28.41.
While she’s stronger in the sprints, her 2:43.72 long course time from this past summer converts to a 2:23.89, and improvements in the bigger pool speak to her ability in a longer race.
Peplowski will be a senior and Weiss a junior when Chapman joins the program in fall of 2021. Mac Looze will also be a senior for that season; a current sophomore, Looze was a 400 IM B-finalist at NCAAs last season, and she’s become a strong 200 breaststroker for the Hoosiers (she competed but did not score in the event at NCAAs).
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