Articles by Braden Keith

5-Time All-American Sonnele Oeztuerk Will Transfer from Auburn

The German-born Oeztuerk finished 6th at the 2019 NCAA Championship meet in the 200 backstroke as a sophomore and ranks 2nd in program history in that event.

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Colombian National Teamer Santiago Corredor Returns to NCAA Transfer Portal

In February of 2019, Corredor announced that he would transfer from Florida to USC, but he never wound up swimming any meets for the Trojans’ varsity squad.


Emma Atkinson Impresses With Best Time in Virginia Tech “Belt Challenge” Meet

After the first of 3 intrasquad meets over the next month, the Orange and White teams are tied in the battle for the honorary team belt.


Two 15-Year Old Girls Swim 26-Mid in 50 Meter Free in Arizona

15-year olds Lily Neumann and Macky Hodges both swam best times in the 50 meter free on Sunday that are among the best in the country post-quarantine.


World Champion Maggie MacNeil Returns to Ann Arbor; Unsure About NCAA Season

Maggie MacNeil, who is tied as the fastest 100 yard butterflier ever, is back in Ann Arbor after spending time training at the HPCO in Toronto.


Texas Longhorns Will Debut the Country’s #1 Recruiting Class at Orange-White

Last season, Daniel Krueger swam 41.99 in the 100 free and 19.32 in the 50 free at Texas’ season-opening intrasquad meet.


Tennessee Volunteers Have Mapped Out a Tentative 2020-2021 Swimming Season

The defending SEC Champion Tennessee Volunteers women will kick off their season with an intrasquad meet in about 2 weeks.


15-Year Old Keaton Jones Picks Up an Olympic Trials Cut in the 100 Back

Jones, who already secured an Olympic Trials cut in the 200 back last summer at 14, has added another event to his lineup for Omaha.

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Shaine Casas Swims 1:37.9* in 200 Yard Back in Practice

Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas suited up in practice on Saturday. There’s an asterisk on the swim, though, as he probably was past 15 meters on the start.


Catie DeLoof Swims New Personal Best in 50 LCM Free at UVa Intrasquad Day 2

23-year old Catie DeLoof, Virginia’s newest post-grad pro swimmer, swam a new lifetime best in the 50 meter free on Saturday.


Maine Swimming Hall of Famer Emily Caras Snyder Dies at 33 From Cardiac Arrest

Caras, who still holds 37 Maine Swimming LSC Records, swam collegiately at Cornell. After college, she worked for a number of non-profit organizations.


Devin Esser Swims 1:55 Best Time in 200 LCM Freestyle in Arizona

The 17-year old Esser, a UCSD commit in the class of 2021, swam a new best time on Friday at the Neptune Swim Invitational in Arizona.


2020 Wisconsin HS State Championship Will Move to Waukesha South (If It’s Held)

The WIAA Board of Control also voted to ban the use of CBD products without a prescription among high school student-athletes.

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Kayla Sanchez Is Undergoing “Structured Rehab” after Shoulder Surgery

The 19-year old Sanchez is expecting to return to the water within the next few weeks, according to a statement provided by her coach Ben Titley.

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Massachusetts High School Swim Coach Arrested for Taking Inappropriate Photos

James Saidneway, 29, has coached at 2 different Massachusetts high schools in the last 3 years, and was hired this summer as a 4th grade teacher at Eastham Elementary.

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