General: Ranks fourth all-time at UMass in the outdoor and indoor pole vault ... Recorded her best mark of 10-feet, 6 inches at the 2008 New England Championships in 2008, tying her previous mark which she set at the 2007 A-10 Championships ... In the indoor pole vault, her best mark of 10-feet, 4 inches was set at the 2007 A-10 Indoor Championships.
IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK
2009-10 (Senior): Indoor Track: Had a very consistent season for UMass in the pole vault... At the New England Championships (2/26), vaulted for a height of 10-06.00 and placed tenth overall... Grabbed 11th place in the pole vault at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) with a mark of 10-04.00... Took sixth in the pole vault at the Giegengack Invitational (2/5) with a mark of 10-06.00.
2008-09 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed strictly in the pole vault... At the New England Championships (5/8), took seventh place with a height of 10-11.75... Posted a height of 10-11.75 and grabbed third place overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3)... Took second place in the pole vault with a height of 10-06.00 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11)... Indoor Track: At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20), placed eighth with a height of 10-04.00... Set her best height of the season (10-06.00) at the Valentine Invitational (2/13) and finished in 13th place
2007-08 (Sophomore): At the New England Championships (5/10), tied her season-best mark of 10-feet, 6 inches to finish eighth overall ... Ranked seventh at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19) with a height of 10-feet six inches ... At the UNH Pre-Conference Meet (4/26), finished fourth (10-feet, 4 inches) ... During the indoor season, saw action at the URI Invitational (2/3), placing fifth with a mark of 10 feet.
2006-07 (Freshman): Atlantic 10 All-Conference Outdoor Track Second-Team member ... Outdoor Track: At the A-10 Championships (5/5), took second in the pole vault with her season-best height of 10-feet, six inches ... Also cleared 10-feet, six inches at the UMass Eight Way Meet (4/28) to finish fourth ... Indoor Track: at the A-10 Championships (2/17), took fifth in the pole vault with her season-best height of 10-feet, 4 inches ... Won the pole vault competition in dual meet versus Rhode Island (1/12).
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Pioneer Valley Regional School where she tied the school record for the pole vault at 10 feet ... Named team MVP and western mass pole vault champ as a senior ... Set personal best mark in the long jump with a jump of 12 feet.
Personal: Molly Anne Chapin ... Born April 6, 1988 in Greenfield, Mass. ... Daughter of Donald and Linda Chapin ... Has one brother, Joshua ... Enrolled in the School of Management.
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