Articles by Braden Keith

High School Senior Quintin McCarty Drops 19.6 in 50 Free

Quintin McCarty, who swims for Pikes Peak Athletics and is an NC State commit, posted new lifetime bests in three events this weekend, including a 19.6 in the 50 free.


High Point, North Carolina Swim Coach Aaron Philip Key Sentenced to Prison

Key, 28, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a male swimmer he coached when that swimmer was aged 7 to 15 in High Point, North Carolina.


University of Texas Promotes Wyatt Collins to Associate Head Coach

Collins has been a part of the Texas coaching staff for 8 seasons and 5 NCAA titles, and now will carry an associate head coach title for the….


Brazilian Teenager Caribé Swims 22.3 in 50 Free at S. American Youth Champs

Brazilian teenager Guilherme Caribé is next-up in the long line of great Brazilian male sprinters, having broken a championship record this weekend at the South American Youth Championships

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South African Kobe Ndebele Will Join Texas Longhorns for Spring 2022 Semester

Freestyler Kobe Ndebele from South Africa is a rare international commitment for the defending NCAA Champion Texas Longhorns.


Aqua’s Arianna Castiglioni Is Out of Playoff #2 With Flu-Like Symptoms

Arianna Castiglioni, the ISL’s fastest 50 breaststroker this season, is out of Playoff #2 with “flu-like” symptoms, according to sources.


Injury Bug Strikes Toronto Again: Shoulder Injury Knocks Jay Lelliott Out

Distance freestyler and sometimes backstroker Jay Lelliott is out of the International Swimming League playoffs with a shoulder injury.

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Cole Pratt Out of Playoff 2 with Shoulder Injury; Toronto Takes 4 Point Penalty

19-year old Canadian Cole Pratt is out of Playoff #2 of the International Swimming League season with a shoulder injury, leaving an empty lane in the 200 backstroke.

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Kylie Masse Breaks Taylor Ruck’s Canadian Record in 200 Back at ISL Playoff #2

Canadian Kylie Masse, who holds all three Canadian backstroke records in long course, grabbed the 200 back short course record on Saturday.


No Kalisz, Szabo, Peaty, or Prigoda for ISL Playoff #2

Szebastian Szabo tied a World Record in the 50 fly last week at the European Short Course Championships, but won’t race for Aqua this weekend.


Incarnate Word Will Join the WAC In 2022-2023 Season

Incarnate Word sponsors both a women’s and men’s swimming & diving program; the men won the last 3 CCSA Championship meets that they raced at.

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Breaststroker Noah Richardson Commits to UNCW (Class of 2022)

Noah Richardson will join what projects to be a very young UNCW breaststroke group next year, with the potential to make a big conference impact immediately.

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How Much Did Adam Peaty Make for Strictly Come Dancing Appearance?

Adam Peaty may have missed out on 2021 ISL regular season prize money, but he was still paid handsomely for his appearance on Strictly Come Dancing.


New COVID-19 Restrictions in Netherlands Will Eliminate ISL Spectators

The PVH Arena in Eindhoven might be a little quieter beginning with Playoff Match #2 on Saturday night, with new restrictions on sporting event spectators expected.


No Canada, US at Inaugural Junior Pan American Games (Psych Sheets)

Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will send swimmers to the Jr. Pan American Games, but the mainland US and Canada will both be absent from the inaugural event.