Texas diver Jordan Windle performs a dive during the Big 12 swimming and diving championships on Friday, March 1, 2019, in Austin, Texas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Three men advance to NCAA Championships in 3-meter event

Posted March 12th, 2019

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Three men qualified for the 3-meter diving event on the second day of zone qualifying for the NCAA Championships Tuesday.

Jordan Windle, Grayson Campbell and Jacob Cornish all finished in the top 11 to advance. Windle won the event with 877.00 points. He took fifth place in the event at the NCAA Championships last year. Campbell took fourth in qualifying with 790.35 points. Cornish took seventh with 727.95 points.

For the women, four divers advanced to the national championships in the 1-meter event.

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Alison Gibson, Meghan O’Brien, Sofia Rauzi and Murphy Bromberg all advanced to the NCAA Championships.

Gibson, who won the national title in 2017 as a freshman, scored 636.40 points for a top-3 finish.

O’Brien cracked the top 5 while Rauzi made the top 9. Bromberg advanced due to qualifying for the 3-meter event and placing 11th in 1-meter.

The women’s diving team qualified three on the first day of zone qualifying Monday.

Bromberg, Gibson and O’Brien all qualified for the 3-meter event. Bromberg scored 726.30 points to finish second and looks to improve on last year’s sixth-place finish at the championships. Gibson scored 723.15 points to take third place while O’Brien finished in eighth with 679.40 points.

Qualifying continues through Wednesday with platform competition at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center.

The women’s NCAA championships begin on March 20 and run through the 23rd. The men are set for March 27-30.

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