Alison Gibson of Longhorn Aquatics competes during the Senior Women's 3m Springboard Semifinal during the 2017 USA Diving Summer National Championships on August 10, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Swimming & Diving

Longhorns qualify at Diving National Championships

Posted August 10th, 2017

Story highlights
  • Alison Gibson and Meghan O'Brien advance to Saturday finals in three-meter event
  • Jacob Cornish will compete in the platform final on Saturday
  • Grayson Campbell looks to win another title to go with one-meter championship on Friday

Three Longhorns divers qualified for finals at the USA Diving National Championships in Columbus, Ohio Thursday.

Alison Gibson and Meghan O’Brien advanced to the three-meter springboard final while Jacob Cornish will compete in the platform finals.

Gibson, who already has the one-meter title under her belt, had the second-best qualifying score with 278.00 points. O’Brien took ninth in the semifinal with 239.90 points.

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Both will compete in Saturday’s final.

Cornish finished fourth in Thursday’s platform semifinals, scoring 359.30 points. He’ll dive in the finals on Saturday as well.

Friday, Grayson Campbell will try to add a three-meter title to his one-meter championship from earlier in the week.

Laura Wilkinson will also compete Friday in the women’s platform final. The 2000 Olympic gold medalist can be seen diving at the USA Diving National Championships on NBCSN at 8 p.m.

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