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World Diving Trials held at FSU

The 2013 World Championship team101_5395 for the United States has been selected as USA Diving’s trials came to a close Monday, May 20th at Florida State University’s Morcom Aquatics Center in Tallahassee, FL.  In all, 15 divers will compete for Team USA at the worlds in Barcelona in July.  For a complete list of all divers and coaches that will compete in Barcelona, Spain in the FINA World Championships, please go to http://www.usadiving.org/whats-new/2013/05/15-divers-named-to-world-championship-team/

The Morcom Aquatics Center has also been the host for the USA Diving National Championship in 2009.

The aquatic design and engineering of the state-of-the-art facility was done by Counsilman-Hunsaker and opened up in 2008.  For more on the Morcom Aquatics Center, please go to:

http://www.seminoles.com/facilities/morcom.html  and

http://www.counsilmanhunsaker.com/projects/florida-state-university/#

 

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