Murphy Bromberg (competing in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials) won the women's platform national championship Saturday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. [Darron Cummings/Associated Press]

Swimming & Diving

Longhorns take third place finishes at USA Diving Winter Nationals

Posted December 16th, 2017

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A pair of Longhorns finished in third place in finals at the USA Diving Winter Nationals in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday.

Jordan Windle took third in the men’s 3-meter final, and Murphy Bromberg finished third in the women’s platform final.

Windle, a two-time World Championship qualifier, finished with 1,201.05 points. Teammate Grayson Campbell took sixth place with 1,083.95 points.

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Windle will compete in Sunday’s platform final.

Bromberg, a platform All-American, took third for the women’s team with 909.95 points. Bromberg and teammate Meghan O’Brien will compete in Sunday’s 3-meter final.

In addition to the competition, Texas diving coach Matt Scoggin and Bromberg received accolades. Scoggin received the Mike Peppe Award, given to the nation’s top senior-level diving coach. It’s the third time in the past four years that he’s won the award.

Bromberg earned the Wendy Wyland Award, in honor of the late 1984 Olympic bronze medalist. It goes to the diver who displays ability in facing adversity.

Related: Four divers qualify for finals at USA Diving Winter Nationals.

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