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]

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

Four UT divers earn bids for platform event at NCAAs

Posted March 7th, 2018

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Four UT divers earned bids to the NCAA Championships after competing in the platform event at the NCAA zone diving meet Wednesday in Minneapolis, Minn.

Murphy Bromberg won the women’s competition while Sofia Rauzi took fifth place. Jordan Windle, a two-time qualifier for the World Championships, finished in second place in the men’s event while Jacob Cornish ended up fourth.

Bromberg qualified for all three NCAA diving events. She took first place Wednesday with 607.60 points.

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Rauzi earned bids in the 1-meter and the platform. She scored 529.45 points in the platform event to take fourth.

Windle, a freshman, scored 806.15 points for his second-place finish. He has also qualified to compete in all three diving events at the NCAA Championships.

Cornish earned fourth place with 715.55 points. He’ll compete in the 1-meter event as well at the NCAA Championships.

Windle, Cornish and Grayson Campbell will begin competition at the championships on March 21. The Texas men’s swimming and diving team are the three-time defending national champions.

Bromberg and Rauzi will be joined by Meghan O’Brien and Alison Gibson. O’Brien and Gibson previously qualified for the 1-meter and 3-meter events.

The women will compete March 14-17. UT finished in fifth at last year’s NCAA Championships.

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