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AUBURN, Alabama, March 17. IUPUI's Chen Ni picked up her second career platform title, capitalizing on a rough dive by Tennessee's Tori Lamp, at the NCAA Division I Women's Championships.
Ni amassed 343.05 points for the win, giving her a second title after winning 2010. She becomes just the fifth diver to win multiple platform titles. Stanford's Eileen Richetelli is the only three-time winner, while BYU's Courtney Nelson, Miami's Brittany Viola and Texas' Laura Wilkinson also won a pair.
Lamp finished second with 333.45 points, while Indiana's Amy Cozad placed third with 329.35 points. Florida State's Katrina Young (300.95), California's Kahley Rowell (292.20), Virginia Tech's Kaylea Arnett (285.00), North Carolina State's Hannah Hopkins (284.20) and Arizona State's Elina Eggers (266.55) competed for the title.
Texas A&M's Janie Potvin captured the consolation final victory with 339.50 points. USC's Victoria Ishimatsu (294.95), Virginia Tech's Kelli Stockton (280.40), Auburn's Anna Aguero (273.70), Auburn's Vennie Dantin (256.10), San Diego State's Kristen Meier (250.95), Minnesota's Margaret Keefer (245.75) and Texas' Diana Wilcox (232.80) also dove earlier in the day.
California officially clinched the title with 384.5 points, while Georgia stood second with 334 points. Even with a relay disqualification and a Georgia win in the 400 free relay, the Bulldogs cannot catch the Golden Bears. Southern California (303.5), Stanford (278) and Arizona (269) were third through fifth.
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