Articles by Braden Keith

Alyssa Marsh Splits 22.0 in the 50 Fly for the 2nd Time This Month

Alyssa Marsh is the 2nd-fastest 50 yard butterflier in medley relay history, a position she reaffirmed on Wednesday at the ACC Championships.

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Bryant Women Sweeps Day 1 Races in Opening NEC Title Defense

The Bryant women won their 3rd-straight NEC title in the 200 medley relay and 4th-straight in the 800 free relay on Wednesday.

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From 29.0 to 23.1 in 50 Free in 2 Years, Stephanie Akakabota Commits to Cal

Stephanie Akakabota’s best time in the 50 yard free in July of 2017 was 29.08 before joining the JV squad at Seminole High. In November of 2019, she swam 23.1.

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World Para Swimming World Series Stop Latest Cancellation for Coronavirus

A stop of the 7-meet series that was scheduled for Singapore in May has been cancelled. Singapore has the 2nd-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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Double Winter Juniors A-Finalist Shelby Suppiger Commits to Cal

Suppiger’s best time in the 200 breaststroke would rank 2nd on Cal’s roster this season. She’ll join the Golden Bears in the fall of 2021.

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SUNY New Paltz Names Interim Head Coach Just Before Conference Championship

Matthew Distler (center) will take over as interim head coach for Tom Eickelberg (right) as SUNY New Paltz heads to the SUNYAC Championship meet.

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Potential 75-Point Scorer Cooper Wozencraft Out of ACC Championships (PSYCHS)

Cooper Wozencraft does not appear on the psych sheets for next week’s ACC men’s swimming championships, which is a key loss for Virginia.

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Swimmers Strike Out at 2020 Laureus World Sport Awards

3 swimmers, including Regan Smith (above) were nominated for Laureus World Sport Awards in 2020, but aquatic sports came home empty handed on Monday.

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2020 MPSF Swimming & Diving Championships Psych Sheets Released

Phoebe Hines returns to lead Hawaii as they look to defend their men’s and women’s MPSF conference championships in swimming & diving.

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Ursinus College Hit with Major NCAA Violations During Swim & Dive Suspension

With the remainder of its men’s and women’s swimming & diving seasons already cancelled, Ursinus College has been hit with multiple NCAA major violations…

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Crile Hart Breaks D3 National Record in Women’s 200 IM

Kenyon junior Crile Hart retook the NCAA Division III Record in the women’s 200 IM on Thursday at the NCAC Championships.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Relay Qualification Status

Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.

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St. Kate’s Sophomore Jordyn Wentzel Breaks NCAA D3 Record in 200 Breaststroke

Jordyn Wentzel took 6-tenths of a second off the NCAA Division III Record in the women’s 200 yard breaststroke on Saturday night.

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Western Illinois Is Without a Head Coach for the 2nd Time This Season

Western Illinois’ swimmers were informed on January 30th that Scott Johanssen would not be finishing the season as head coach.

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Sun Yang Is Training at Home in Hangzhou During COVID-19 Outbreak

According to Chinese state run television, Sun Yang has left Beijing to train in Hangzhou, where there have actually been more coronavirus cases.

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