Articles by Braden Keith

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.


WATCH LIVE: Loughborough U. vs. U. of Toronto Dual Meet

2018 DUEL IN THE POOL – LOUGHBOROUGH VS UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Saturday, November 3rd Loughborough University/British Swimming National Centre Races…

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Arizona State Champion Destiny Kling Commits to Nevada

Kling has won Arizona High School State Championships while swimming for 2 different high schools.

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Amy Bilquist Reflects on the Death of Her Coach Ryan Kent

Former US National Teamer Amy Bilquist has penned a memoriam to the coach who helped her fall in love with swimming as an age grouper.


Pyeongchang Olympics Organizing Committee Sees $55 Million Surplus

Organizers of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are touting a $55 million surplus for the organizing…

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#11 Kathryn Ackerman Verbally Commits to Michigan

The #11 recruit in the high school class of 2020 Kathryn Ackerman has verbally committed to the University of Michigan.


Mexico Won’t Send a Team to the 2018 Short Course World Championships

Mexico won’t send a team to the 2018 World Short Course Swimming Championships that will be held from December 11th-16th…

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Kazakhstan Water Polo Player Receives 4-Year Doping Ban

Kazakhstan water polo player Alexandr Godovanyuk has been given a 4-year doping ban by the Disciplinary Commission of the National Anti-Doping Center…

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Joseph Peppersack Breaks American Record in SM8 100 IM at Dual Meet

University of Mary Washington (D3) sophomore Joseph Peppersack has broken the American Record in the SM8 100 yard IM. Swimming in…


Arizona Christian (NAIA) Announces New Men’s Swimming Program

Last season, Arizona Christian sent it’s first-ever female swimmers to the NAIA National Championships. Next year, the school will add a men’s program.

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2018 Baton Rouge & New Orleans City Championship Set Up LA State Meet

LSU commit Jolee Liles was named the Swimmer of the Meet at the Baton Rouge City Championship.

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Gabriele Detti Swims First Race in 6 Months in Carpi

The defending European Champion in the 400 SCM freestyle Gabriele Detti swam his first race in 6 months on Suday.


Lou MacNeill, Architect of Penn State Swimming Program, Dies at 88

Former Penn State head men’s swimming coach Lou MacNeill has died after a ‘long illness.’ MacNeill was hired in 1965 as the…

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Cate Campbell Named Swimming Australia Swimmer of the Year

Campbell was named the Olympic Program Swimmer of the Year, while Matthew Levy won the same award for the Paralympic Program.


Bob Vincent Voted as Chair of USA Swimming Board of Directors

Bob Vincent (right) and his wife Erin at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


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