Murphy Bromberg earned three medals at the USA Diving Nationals. [Photo courtesy of Texas Athletics]

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Murphy Bromberg wins platform at NCAA Championships

Posted March 23rd, 2019

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Murphy Bromberg highlighted the final day of the NCAA Championships for the Longhorns at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center, winning the national title in the platform diving event.

In addition to Bromberg’s title, the 400-yard freestyle relay team took fourth place to help the Longhorns finish the competition in fifth.

Stanford won the team championship with 456.5 points while California took second with 419. Michigan rounded out the top 3 with 314 points. The Longhorns scored 190.5 for fifth place.

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Bromberg finished second in the platform diving prelims to qualify for the evening final. In the final she scored 391.60 points, winning by nearly 60 points. Last year she placed second in the event.

The 400 freestyle relay team of Adams, Brooke Hansen, Anelise Diener and Julia Cook had the second-fastest time in UT history when they qualified third in 3:10:89. Grace Ariola stepped in for Hansen and they finished fourth in the final with an identical time of 3.10.89.

Sofia Rauzi took sixth in the platform consolation final with 254 points.

Claire Adams also competed in a consolation final, taking third in the 100 freestyle in 47.91 seconds.

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