Binder, Smallen Again Place At National Diving Event

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Baylor Diving Club's Eva Binder and Natalie Smallen continued to place at the 2013 AAU Diving National Championship at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio.

Eva was 5th in the 12-year-old Girls 1-M and Natalie was 8th in the 9 & Under Girls 1-M events. 

Their next National Diving Meet will be the USA Diving Regional Championship March 14-16 location TBA after the USA Diving National Convention Sept. 20-22.


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