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 duo takes fourth at World University Games

Posted August 22nd, 2017

Story highlights
  • Meghan O'Brien and Grayson Campbell score best dive of event
  • O'Brien and Campbell were the only duo representing the U.S.
  • Former Longhorns Mark Anderson and Will Licon to compete in diving and swimming Wednesday

Meghan O’Brien and Grayson Campbell teamed up to take fourth place in the three-meter mixed synchronized diving final at the World University Games Tuesday.

Texas junior O’Brien and Campbell, a sophomore for UT, were the only duo representing the United States in the event.

The Texas divers scored 274.20 points in the five-round final. Their third dive, an inward two-and-a-half somersault, gave them 68.40 points. It was the dive that scored the most points at the meet.

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Mexico, Ukraine and Italy won gold, silver and bronze in that order.

Despite just missing out on a medal, Campbell has had a productive summer. He won the the one-meter event at the USA Diving Nationals.

In other action, former Longhorn Will Licon had the third-best time in the semifinal of the 200-meter breastsroke. His time of 2:10.51 sends him to the final on Wednesday.

Another former Longhorn, Mark Anderson, will compete in the men’s three-meter diving event on Wednesday as well.

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