Danielle Chappelle
Danielle Chappelle
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Central Secondary School

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distance

Experience:
2L

2006-07 (Junior): Was among the team's best in the distance freestyle events, ranking second in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 1000-yard freestyle ... Took second-place in the 1000-yard freestyle against Xavier ... Recorded a time of 5:09.30 in the 500 freestyle at the C-USA Championships.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Finished first in the 1000-yard freestyle at Radford with a time of 10:48.87...Shattered her previous season-best time in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:40.19 at Miami...Bettered her season-best in the 1650-yard freestyle by nearly 14 seconds, posting a time of 17:57.31 at the Miami Invitational...Finished third in the 1000-yard freestyle against WVU with a season-best time of 10:35.16...Her fourth season-best time at the Miami Invitational came in the 500-yard freestyle, where she touched the wall at 5:09.31.

2004-05 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact for the Thundering Herd, posting four top-three finishes in the 500-yard freestyle, six top-three finishes in the 1000-yard freestyle (including two first-place finishes) and two top-three finishes in the 1650-yard freestyle...Finished first in the 1000-yard freestyle at Ball State (10:26.31) and against Radford/YSU (10:38.75)...Posted a first-place finish in the 1650-yard freestyle (17:39.72) at Eastern Michigan...Posted a time of 1:59.86 in the 200-yard freestyle at the MAC Championships.

Club: Competed for London's Aquatic Club under head coach Paul Midgley...Competed in Canada's 2004 Olympic trials...Also competed in Junior Nationals and was a senior National Qualifier.

Personal: Full name is Danielle Amelia Chappelle...Born on August 26, 1986...Daughter of Ruth Chappelle...Majoring in sports management with a minor in French and Spanish.