Athletics-Acrobatics and Tumbling (A&T)- Ferrell Center- 03/06/2016
2016 (Junior): Participated in all 10 meets ... 2016 National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling (NCATA) All-American ... Qualified for five events at NCATA Individual Championships and won one -- Tumbling Aerial Heat ... Came away with a perfect 10 in the six element of the tumbling event vs. Quinnipiac (2/14) ... Received a 9.975 in the six element of the tumbling event vs. Oregon (2/21) ... Posted a 9.80 out of 10 in the six element pass vs. Hawaii Pacific (3/12) ... Posted highest score in the tumbling event in the six element with a 9.950 vs. Adrian and Fairmont State (3/14) ... Baylor Dean's List (spring 2016) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2015, spring 2016).
2015 (Sophomore): Participated in all seven meets ... Named a National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) All-American ... Named NCATA Most Outstanding Player ... Qualified for five events at National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Individual Championships and won five titles including six element tumbling and aerial tumbling ... Named NCATA Player of the Week (4/10) ... Recorded a perfect 10 with team in heat three of acre event vs. Quinnipiac/Concordia University (Wis.) (2/7) ... Recorded a 9.925 out of 10 score in 6 element pass vs. King University (2/21) ... Posted a perfect 10 score in aerial tumbling routine vs. Fairmont State/Alderson Broaddus (4/3) ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters and Dean's List for fall semester ... Earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
2014 (Freshman): Participated in all seven meets with team ... Qualified for the NCATA Individual Champions in quad tumbling and 6 element tumbling twice ... Won the national title in Tumbling's 6 Element with a 10.0 ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for spring 2014 ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors.
High School: Attended Oaks Christian High School in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Was three-time World Age Games power tumbling gold medalist ... Member of USA Gymnastics National Team ... Was the World Age Games double mini gold medalist ... Was a three-time cheerleading worlds gold medalist ... Featured athlete on the Ellen Degeneres Show ... Participated in USASF, American Mensa High IQ Society, Lion Ambassador and was named to the Honor Roll, Merit Scholar and Scholar Athlete Award.
Personal: Full name is Kiara Elizabeth Nowlin ... Born Nov. 27, 1995, in Oxnard, Calif. ... Parents are William and Monique Nowlin ... Majoring in health sciences ... Volunteers with Haiti mission trips (2012, 2013), St. Vincent de Paul Church Soup Kitchen and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.