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


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.


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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