Articles by Braden Keith

Tennessee Native Zoe Summar Verbally Commits to Arizona State for 2022

Zoe Summar, who finished 3rd at February’s Tennessee High School State Championship Meet in the 100 Back, has committed to Arizona State for the fall of 2022.

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What Would Happen If We Switched the New York Breakers and London Roar?

In spite of a breakthrough performance by Abbie Wood, the Breakers took a thumping in meet 1. But, was the performance as bad as it seemed on the surface?


Evan Petty Swims Lifetime Bests in 50 Free, 200 Back at Rocktober Fest Meet

Evan Petty, a Cal commit, swam a pair of new lifetime bests in an intrasquad meet on Saturday, including in the 200 yard back.

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Zach Apple Splits 45.1 on 400 Free Relay (Match 2, Day 1 Headlines)

Zach Apple has the two fastest 100 free relay splits so far in the 2020 ISL season, including a 45.15 split to anchor DC’s 400 free relay.


Iowa’s Loss: Kentucky Picks Up Wisconsin State Champion Aidan Lohr

After Iowa cut its men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs, Aidan Lohr needed a new college to commit to. He’s chosen the University of Kentucky.

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Wisconsin High School State Finalist Emma Gatzke Commits to Arizona State

Backstroker Emma Gatzke joins a small 2021 recruiting class for the Arizona State women. The Sun Devils won’t compete in the 2020-2021 NCAA season.

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London Roar Choose Backstroke for Men’s, Women’s Skins Races (Match 2)

The London Roar had the top 2 swimmers in the men’s 50 back on Sunday: Christian Diener and Guilherme Guido (above), but the women’s choice was less obvious.


Eddie Wang Sets World Junior Record in 200 SCM Butterfly

2020 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE – MATCH 1 Friday, October 16: 4 PM-6 PM Local Time (10 AM-12 noon U.S. Eastern,…


Daniel Diehl Whacks Another 13-14 National Age Group Record: the 100 Yard Back

14-year old Daniel Diehl of the Cumberland YMCA took 4-tenths of a second off the old National Age Group Record in the 13-14 100 yard back.


2020 ISL Day 1 Photo Vault: Cali Condors Crack Open Big Lead

Thanks to a huge performance from their women, including Olivia Smoliga, Lilly King, and Melanie Margalis, the Cali Condors jumped out to a big day 1 lead.


NCAC, Home of Kenyon and Denison, Cancels 2020-2021 Winter Sports Championships

Home to 2 of the most successful Division III swimming & diving programs in history, the NCAC has canceled its winter sports championships for 2021.


Women’s Breaststrokes, Men’s Backstrokes Chosen as ISL Meet 1 Skins Races

Lilly King has a huge opportunity to seal victory for the 1st-place Cali Condors in the women’s 50 breaststroke skins race.


Cluster of 7 Coronavirus Cases Linked to UNC Wilmington Swimming & Diving

A cluster of 7 coronavirus cases has been linked to the UNC Wilmington swimming & diving team, the school announced this week.


Siobhan Haughey Breaks Rikako Ikee’s Asian Record in 100 SCM Free

Siobhan Haughey, who has switched teams from DC Trident to Energy Standard this season, has broken 2 Hong Kong and 1 Asian Record.


Olivia Smoliga Breaks American Record in Women’s 50 SCM Backstroke

Olivia Smoliga is now the 3rd-fastest performer in the history of the event in short course meters after winning on Friday in the ISL opener.