Members of the Texas team celebrate after winning the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

Texas divers qualify for NCAA Championships

Posted March 7th, 2017

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Texas divers Mark Anderson, Grayson Campbell, Meghan O’Brien and Alison Gibson each qualified for the NCAA Championships at the Zone D diving meet in Columbia, Mo. on Tuesday.

Anderson and Campbell finished in the top nine of the three-meter finals, making it two berths in two days for each diver. They each qualified for the one-meter event on Monday.

Anderson finished in second place at Tuesday’s final while Campbell took eighth. Anderson had 824.70 points with Campbell scoring 737.70.

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O’Brien and Gibson each earned NCAA berths in the one-meter finals on Tuesday. O’Brien was also awarded a berth in the three-meter event because of her third-place finish in the one-meter competition. O’Brien scored 620.15 points to secure both berths.

Gibson needed a 12th-place finish to secure a berth in Tuesday’s competition and that’s what she got. She scored 577.00 points to earn her second NCAA berth. She also qualified for the women’s three-meter event on Monday as she took fourth place with 689.85 points.

The Zone D meet ends Wednesday as the Texas divers attempt to qualify for the platform event.

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