Champlin was a difficult opponent for teams in Region 18 for the last two years. In his career at Western Nevada College, Champlin has put together an ERA of 1.64 with 156 strikeouts, 60 walks, and record of 18-3 through 137.1 innings of work. In 2010, Champlin lead Region 18 in wins with 10 and was an All-Region selection. He was the first selection in the 37th round to Tampa Bay in the 2008 MLB Draft. In 2011, Champlin will be a Sun Devil as he has signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and baseball career at Arizona State University.