Articles by Braden Keith

Butterflier Olivia Yoo Commits to Pitt Panthers (2022)

High school senior Olivia Yoo of the Grosse Pointe Gators will join a young and talented Pitt butterfly group in the fall of 2022.


Vanderbilt Edges Florida Gulf Coast with Win on Final Relay

A big relay leg by Tonner Debeer, added to a pair of individual wins, helped boost the Vanderbilt Commodores to an 8-point win over mid-major power FGCU.


Rio Salado Swim Club Will Shift Focus to Developmental Swimmers

A few months after the death of their head swim coach, Rio Salado Swim Club has decided to shift its focus from competitive club swimming to age group development.


Washington St. Beats Arizona For First Time in Program History

The Cougars took a narrow 2-point win over the University of Arizona, which was their first win in 6 all-time matchups between the two Pac-12 programs.


European SC Championships Plan New 6-Day Schedule, Adding 2 Events

Russia’s Vlad Morozov won 7 gold medals at the 2019 European Short Course Championships, but had to choose between the 100 free and 100 IM.

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Carson Foster Will Miss Friday’s Dual Meet Against Texas A&M

Carson Foster will miss Friday’s rivalry dual meet between Texas and Texas A&M to attend a wedding, he announced on his Instagram.


ISL Playoff Tickets for Eindhoven, Netherlands Go on Sale

American Caeleb Dressel (above) is expected to return to racing in the ISL playoffs, leading the defending champion Cali Condors.

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North Carolina Diver Emily Grund Announces Remission from Leukemia

NCAA qualifying diver Emily Grund has announced that she is in remission after 30 days of chemotherapy to treat leukemia.


Ledecky, Dressel, Finke, Jacoby Nominated for 3 Golden Goggles Awards Each

The 2021 USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards will be held on December 7 in Miami, Florida and hosted by NBC sports personality Mike Tirico.


Head Coach Roric Fink Resigns from Austin Swim Club

Roric Fink was the head coach of the Austin Swim Club for just over a year before resigning, citing differences of opinion with the club’s owners.


Bronte Campbell Looking for New Coach; Will Miss ISL Playoffs

Bronte Campbell, who was an 11th-round draft pick of the LA Current for the 2021 season, won’t participate in the ISL Playoff in Eindhoven in November.

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Cal’s New Diving Coach, Oleg Andriyuk, Resigns for Health Reasons

Oleg Andriyuk was named Cal’s diving coach in July, but has resigned his position due to health reasons, the school says.


Leah Smith Moves to Austin to Train with Carol Capitani, Mitch Dalton at Texas

2016 Olympic gold and bronze medalist Leah Smith, above, has moved to Austin to train as a pro at the University of Texas.


Marcus Guttmann Named Interim Head Coach at Hawaii

Marcus Guttmann has been named the interim head coach of the swimming & diving teams at Hawaii, replacing Elliot Ptasnik.


Beata Nelson Leads All Swimmers With $64,150 Earned in ISL Regular Season

Cali Condor Beata Nelson lifted her team to the top of the team money standings in the ISL regular season, even without Caeleb Dressel for the last meet-and-a-half.