Articles by Braden Keith

LA Current Sign Shane Ryan as ISL’s First-Ever Irish Swimmer

Former US National Teamer, now Irish Olympian, Shane Ryan will join the LA Current for the U.S. Derby meet in Maryland next weekend.

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2019 Pro Swim Series – Greensboro: Day 2 Scratch Report

National Teamer Ella Eastin (above) has scratched the 400 free on Thursday to focus on the 100 breaststroke and 200 butterfly instead.

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Behind the Scenes with Virginia Tech Swimming on the Road to Penn State

Virginia Tech senior Simon Shi presents a behind-the-scenes look at his team’s trip to Penn State last weekend to race the Nittany Lions and Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Zapple and Blake P to Make Good on Social Media Bet at Indiana Tri-Meet

Zach Apple (above) and Blake Pieroni will do it for the ‘Gram this weekend with a potentially pain-inducing 200 free plan.

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St. Thomas University (Florida) Announces Addition of Men’s, Women’s Swimming

St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida is the 11th NAIA school to announce the addition of swimming since 2017.

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Frisco, Texas ISD Is Building Another 50 Meter Pool

This will give the district a pair of 50 meter pools with significant seating capacities in time for the opening of the district’s 11th high school.

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Future Longhorn David Johnston Lights Up LAC Fall Classic After Commitment

2 weeks after announcing his commitment to the Texas Longhorn, David Johnston (RACE) swam lifetime bests in all 8 races this weekend in Lewisville.

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UCSB Men’s Water Polo Sanctioned after Committing NCAA Rules Violations

The UCSB men’s water polo program committed multiple violations regarding impermissible benefits for student athletes, the NCAA has ruled.

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Illinois’ Top Breaststroker in Class of 2021 Max Iida Verbally Commits to UVA

Max Iida from Glenview, Illinois has verbally committed to the University of Virginia as part of the high school class of 2021.

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How to Watch the 2019 Pro Swim Series – Greensboro This Weekend

Katie Ledecky (above) is one of a number of stars scheduled to race this weekend in Greensboro. See how to watch the meet here.

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Matan Roditi Breaks Oldest LCM Israeli Record at Kevin Perry Invite

Roditi, who will seek Olympic qualification in open water, broke a 17-year-old Israeli Record this weekend in California.

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Simone Manuel Will Make 2019-2020 Season Debut at Greensboro Pro Swim (PSYCHS)

Simone Manuel will make her post-World-Championship debut this weekend at the Greensboro stop of the USA Swimming Pro Swim Series.

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Thomas Heilman Breaks Chas Morton’s Last National Age Group Record in Yards

Morton, one of the fastest age group swimmers in American history, now has just 1 National Age Group Record reamining, in long course.

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Martina Carraro Shaves .05 off Her Own Italian Record in 100 Breast in Bolzano

The 26-year old Carraro has had the best season of her career in 2019, and that continued on Sunday with another Italian Record.

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Auburn Men Top Navy 175-125 in First-Ever Meeting Between Teams

Spurred on by an undefeated day for senior Santiago Grassi (above), Auburn picked up their first road win of the season on Saturday.

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