Grayson Campbell of Longhorn Aquatics competes during the Senior Men's 3m Springboard Semifinal during the 2017 USA Diving Summer National Championships on August 9, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Swimming & Diving

Texas sophomore advances to three-meter final at diving National Championships

Posted August 9th, 2017

Story highlights
  • Grayson Campbell won the one-meter event Tuesday
  • Laura Wilkinson qualified seventh in the women's platform competition
  • Campbell help Longhorns divers sweep competition on Tuesday

Grayson Campbell will try to add to his trophy case as he advanced to the finals of the three-meter event at the USA Diving National Championships Wednesday.

The Texas sophomore won the one-meter competition on Tuesday and qualified first in the three-meter event Wednesday with 385.85 points. Finals will take place Friday.

Campbell alongside Alison Gibson helped the Longhorns sweep the one-meter event on Tuesday. Gibson won with 271.80 points and took the lead on her final dive.


Former Longhorn Laura Wilkinson was also in action Wednesday, qualifying for the women’s platform final. She qualified seventh with 239.65 points. The 2000 Olympics gold medalist will compete in the final on Friday.

Portions of the finals can be seen on NBCSN at 8 p.m. Friday.