Texas’ Murphy Bromberg Wins Platform Diving Title in Her Home Pool

Jul 11, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Samantha Bromberg of the United States competes in the women's 10m platform diving final during the 2015 Pan Am Games at Pan Am Aquatics UTS Centre and Field House. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports
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Texas senior Murphy Bromberg won the platform diving title on Saturday night at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with 391.60 points. Bromberg won the title in her home pool for her first diving title in her career. Bromberg won over Purdue junior Emily Meaney (336.15) and Indiana senior Jessica Parratto (332.90).

Bromberg was not far off the meet record of 396.75 by Haley Ishimatsu of USC from 2013.

Two-time defending champion Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern placed seventh at 290.40 and was out of contention.

Arizona’s Delaney Schnell (321.45) placed fourth for the Wildcats. Nebraska’s Abigail Knapton (316.75), Texas A&M’s Alais Kalonji (305.30) and Florida International’s Maha Gouda (270.55) also competed in the final.

Texas now has five NCAA titles in platform diving. Bromberg joins the likes of Laura Wilkinson (1997, 99), Nicole Pohorenec (2004) and Jessica Livingston (2007) as winners of the event for the Longhorns.

 Event 20  Women Platform Diving
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         Meet: M 396.75  23-Mar-13 Haley Ishimatsu, Southern Cal
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
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                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Murphy Bromberg  SR Texas              339.80     391.60         20  
  2 Emily Meaney     JR Purdue             275.70     336.15         17  
  3 Jessica Parratt  SR Indiana            316.40     332.90         16  
  4 Delaney Schnell  SO Arizona            345.80     321.45         15  
  5 Abigail Knapton  JR NEB                315.25     316.75         14  
  6 Alais Kalonji    SR TAMU               311.60     305.30         13  
  7 Olivia Rosendah  SR Northwestern       328.40     290.40         12  
  8 Maha Gouda       FR FIU                282.15     270.55         11
Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 20                 
 
  1. Stanford                        424.5   2. California                        379
  3. Michigan                          280   4. Louisville                        207
  5. Indiana                           179   6. NC State                        173.5
  7. Virginia                          166   8. Tennessee                         161
  9. Texas                           160.5  10. Minnesota                       158.5
 11. Southern Cali                     141  12. Texas A&M                       134.5
 13. Auburn                            120  14. Arizona                         101.5
 15. Kentucky                         96.5  16. Wisconsin                          90
 17. UCLA                               75  18. Georgia                            66
 19. Arkansas                           63  20. Arizona St                         55
 21. South Carolina                   53.5  22. Missouri                           49
 23. Florida                            44  24. Ohio St                            43
 25. Duke                               35  26. Purdue                             31
 27. Northwestern                       27  27. Penn St                            27
 29. Kansas                             22  30. Lsu                                20
 31. University of Miami                19  32. Eastern Mich                       17
 33. Nebraska                           16  34. Florida St                         14
 34. Alabama                            14  34. Hawaii                             14
 37. Florida Int'l                      11  38. San Diego St                        9
 39. Akron                               6  40. Virginia Tech                       5
 41. Notre Dame                          4  42. UNC                                 2
 43. U.S. Navy                           1  43. Univeristy of Conneticut            1