Articles by Braden Keith

Lithuania Names 8 Swimmers to World Championships Roster; No Meilutyte

The roster will be led by Danas Rapsys, who won the 200 and 400 free at last weekend’s FINA Champions Series.

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Cody Miller, Annie Lazor, and Laura Morley Are Resting for PSS Bloomington

In Cody Miller’s latest vlog, he says that he, Laura Morley, and Annie Lazor are all on the “taper train” ahead of the Pro Swim Series stop in Bloomington, Indiana this coming weekend.

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2019 Winter Nationals Rebranded as “U.S. Open,” Will Be in Long Course

USA Swimming is updating its nomenclature for major National Championship meets as soon as this winter. The most notable change…

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Canadian Breaststroker Paige Banton Verbally Commits to Marshall University

Banton is a crucial pickup for Marshall, which struggled in the breaststroke races at last year’s Conference USA Championship meet.

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Notre Dame’s Abbie Dolan Goes First Sub-2:00 200m Free of Her Career

Racing at a local age group meet, the rising senior Dolan, an All-American in the 200 yard free, dipped under 2 minutes in the long course version of the race for the first time in her career last weekend.

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Futures Champion Anna Freed Verbally Commits to Indiana (2020)

Anna Freed will help Indiana re-build their backstroke depth starting in the fall of 2020.

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Australia Names 8 Open Water Swimmers to 2019 World Championship Roster

Kareena Lee and Nicholas Sloman headline the Australian open water roster for the 2019 World Aquatics Championships.

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Brown Hires Kevin Norman as New Head Coach for Men’s Swimming

Kevin Norman is one of two Division I coaching hires that were announced on Monday.

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Dean Farris to Race First Long Course Meet of 2019 at Atlanta Classic

Farris, who swam the fastest 200 yard freestyle in history at the NCAA Championships, will race alongside other big names like Caeleb Dressel, Chase Kalisz, Olivia Smoliga, and Melanie Margalis next weekend.

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Arianna Bridi and Ana Marcela Battle, Again, for 10K Glory in Seychelles

The two swimmers have a history of big open water battles that repeated itself on Sunday in the Seychelles.

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NC State Commit Luke Miller Breaks Clark Smith’s Colorado State Record

Colorado is still a week away from their boys’ State Championship meet weekend, but Luke Miller is already in championship form.

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UNC’s #2 Swimming Scorer Alvin Jiang is Transferring to Texas

Alvin Jiang will bring depth to the Texas sprint fly group next season.

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LEN Touts Higher Payouts, Higher Surpluses in St. Petersburg Congress

The LEN Bureau gathered in St. Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, where leaders presented a glowing status of the organization’s finances.

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Patience Pays as Morton Ranch Valedictorian Frederica Kizek Commits to SMU

Kizek, the valedictorian of a large suburban Houston high school, has committed to SMU after monster time drops in the spring semester of her senior year.

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Ruta Meilutyte Took a “Leave from Swimming” After Short Course Worlds

Ruta Meilutyte was not training at USC when she missed her doping control tests, coach Dave Salo says.

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