Articles by Braden Keith

Martin Allikvee Breaks 2nd Estonian Record in 3 Days at Budapest Open

2019 BUDAPEST OPEN June 26-29, 2019 Budapest, Hungary Danube Arena Meet Central Day 3 Finals Results A 3rd day of…

  Comment First!

Day-by-Day Schedule for Swimming at the 2019 World University Games

The swimming portion of the 2019 Summer World University Games (Summer Universiade) begins on July 4th in Naples, Italy. (Above: Team USA’s Ella Eastin)


USA Swimming Releases Benchmark Times for Long Course Mixed NAG Relay Records

The latest record breakers are the 11-12s from Irvine Novaquatics: one of 6 teams to clear the benchmark standard last weekend in Fresno.

  Comment First!

SwimAtlanta’s Justin Bolsen Reaches Semi-Finals of Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

14-year old Justin Bolsen made it all the way to the semi-finals of the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, earning $10,000 for his effort.

  1 Comment

52.5 Backstroker Téa Laughlin Verbally Commits to Cal (Class of 2020)

Téa Laughlin joins the Cal backstroking legacy that includes names like Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin, and Kathleen Baker.


Alec Hayden Announced as Another Associate Head Coach at Missouri

Alec Hayden overlapped with Missouri head coach Andy Grevers while both were coaching with NASA Wildcat Aquatics in Chicago.


Alaska-Fairbanks Promotes Becca Weiland to Head Coach

13-time Minnesota All-American Becca Weiland has been promoted to head coach at Division II Alaska-Fairbanks, and chosen her assistant coach.


Amy Bilquist & Lauren Barber among 585 Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

A record 585 female college athletes have been nominated by their member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the…

  Comment First!

Brazilian Sprinter Gabriel Santos Tests Positive for Anabolic Steroid

Gabriel Santos was a member of Brazil’s 400 free relays at the 2016 Olympics, 2017 World Championships, and 2018 Pan Pacs.


Tennessee’s Matt Kredich Receives 5 Year, $1 Million Contract Extension

Kredich has been a head swimming coach at Tennessee for 14 seasons, and his new contract will bring his average annual salary to $214,000.


UPDATE: Ema Rajic Breaks Croatian Record in 50 Breaststroke

The 14-year old Mataja won the women’s 50 and 100 meter breaststroke races at last weekend’s Croatian Open National Championships in Zagreb.


East Carolina Hires Christa Saunders as 2nd Female Assistant

Christa Saunders spent the last 2 seasons as an assistant coach with East Carolina’s AAC intra-conference opponents UConn.


Northern Italy Wins Rights to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

The joint bid between Milan and Cortina d’ampezzo will host the 2026 Winter Olympics as the IOC shifts its focus to regional bids.


After Massive Time Drops, Alex Tomlinson Recommits from ECU to NC State

When Alex Tomlinson committed to East Carolina in October, his best 200 back was a 1:51. He’s since cut 5 seconds from that time.


CCSA 400 IM Champion Gianni Pitto Enters NCAA Transfers Database

After being named the 2019 CCSA Championship Outstanding Freshman Swimmer of the Meet, Gianni Pitto is planning to leave Liberty.

  Comment First!

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!