Baylor Diving Club's Kilie Wilson Competes In National Diving Championship

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 Baylor Diving Club's Kilie Wilson participated in the 2014 East JO National Diving Championship in Largo, Florida over the weekend.  Kilie was 22nd on 3-M and 28th on the 1-M Girls 11 & U events.  Wilson has only been diving for nine months.

The team's next meet will be the 2014 Summer JO Region # 7 Diving Championships in Moultrie, Georgia June 13-15.  The 2014 AAU Nationals will be @ Georgia Tech July 23-29 & USA JO Nationals will be @ the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville July 28-August 4th.
 

CHATTANOOGA DIVING LEAGUE (CDL):  The Chattanooga Diving League (CDL) will meet this Friday in the stands @ Baylor pool from 6:30-7:00.  Anyone interested in the league is welcome to come. There are eight teams set to comepete this year.   The CDL Championships will be @ Baylor Saturday July 19th.  The starting time will be 12:00 Noon.  More information and teams will follow soon.

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