Alison Gibson prepares for the NCAA swimming and diving championships at Texas Jamail Swim Center on Friday, March 9, 2018. [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Texas women’s swimming and diving team in ninth at NCAA Championships

Posted March 22nd, 2019

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The Texas women’s swimming and diving team sits in ninth place after three days of the NCAA Championships at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center.

Texas had a rough day Friday, the third day of the event, qualifying for just one of the evening A finals. Alison Gibson qualified fourth in 3-meter diving and ended up tying for sixth place in the final with 368.75 points. Meghan O’Brien picked up a win in the consolation final as she scored 368.70 points.

Claire Adams also competed in a consolation final, finishing second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 51.43 seconds. Julia Cook finished seventh at 51.98.

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The 200 medley relay team qualified for the consolation final in 1:37.04 and ended up finishing in fourth. Their time of 1:36.78 in the consolation final is the ninth-best time in UT history.

California leads overall with 328 points while Stanford is in second with 299.5. Michigan rounds out the top 3 with 233 points. Texas has 127.5 points.

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