Three-time World Age Group Competition tumbling gold-medalist Kiara Nowlin of Oxnard, Calif., has signed a letter of intent for Baylor University’s Acrobatics and Tumbling Team for the 2013-14 freshman class. Nowlin is one of 10 signees, which includes Mary Lou Retton’s daughter, Shayla Kelley. Nowlin was a three-time member of the U.S. Junior National Trampoline and Tumbling Team. She won three U.S. junior tumbling titles (2008-10) and one double mini title (2009).
The team competes as part the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA), whose member schools are Alderson-Broaddus College, Azusa Pacific University, Baylor University, Fairmont State University, King College, Quinnipiac University, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, and University of Oregon.