Articles by Braden Keith

Four-Time Spanish Olympian Erika Villaecija Announces Her Retirement

Four-time Spanish Olympian Erika Villaecija has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. In a ceremony on Monday at the Colet Museum…

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Jacob Whittle Swims 3 British All-Time Bests for 14-Year Olds

British 14-year old Jacob “The Jet” Whittle of the Derventio Excel swim club, has broken 3 more all-time best age swims in…

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UBC’s Markus Thormeyer Breaks Canadian Record in College Meet

He was also part of another Canadian Record, when the UBC collegiate team took down a national standard.

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After a 16-Month Hiatus, Silvia di Pietro Returns to Competition

Di Pietro owns or shares 11 Italian Records in the sprint freestyles and butterflies.

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Kansas Beat Former Big 12 Foes Nebraska by 6 Points

Kansas Vs. Nebraska (women only) November 3rd, 2018 Lincoln, Nebraska Meet Results Meet Scores: Kansas W 152, Nebraska W 146…

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Nicole Swartz Swims MAC’s #2 1000 Free as EMU Rolls Ohio with Depth

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Ohio University Bobcats (Women’s) November 3rd, 2018 Athens, Ohio Meet Results Meet Scores: Eastern Michigan W…

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Michigan State Sweeps Kenyon (D3) on Senior Day

Last year, the Kenyon women exhibitioned their way out of a win at this meet. This year, Michigan State won both meets easily, while Kenyon put up several times ranked #1 in the nation in Division III swimming.

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Litchfield, Szaranek, Scott, and Coleman Sign on for Energy for Swim

The defending European champion in the 200 free Duncan Scott has signed to join the embattled Energy for Swim meet.

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Gary Hall Jr. Chosen for Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

Gary Hall Jr. went to high school at Brophy Prep. in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Adam Peaty Signs Contract for Energy for Swim after FINA Ruling

World Champion, Olympic Champion, and World Record holder Adam Peaty has committed to race at the 2018 Energy for Swim meet.

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WATCH LIVE: SwimMeeting Sutirol in Bolzano

The meet includes a typical team of Americans, mostly affiliated with David Marsh’s Team Elite.

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Chaparral Make Splashy Return to Division I in Arizona HS Prelims

Chaparral’s loaded sophomore class, including Ashley Strouse (above), has blasted the team into instant-favorite status after prelims in Arizona: in spite of a session-opening relay DQ.

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Tennessee Sweeps Wisconsin and Purdue behind 3 Erika Brown Wins

Tennessee vs. Wisconsin vs. Purdue November 2nd, 2018 SCY, Triple Dual format West Lafayette, Indiana Meet Results Men’s Team Scores:…

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Ecuadorian Distance Swimmer Yugo Tsukikawa (2020) Commits to Michigan

Tsukikawa comes from a great Ecuadorian distance swimming tradition and will join a great Michigan distance swimming tradition.

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What Happens to Amateur American Swimmers’ Prize Money?

The number of Amateur athletes on the American international rosters is falling as professional swimming grows, but for a few, including Mallory Comerford (above), there are strict (and sometimes complicated) NCAA rules on what prize money they can, and cannot, accept. What happens to money that they decline? We asked USA Swimming.

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