Articles by Braden Keith

Energy Standard Chooses Women’s Freestyle, Men’s Breaststroke as Match #7 Skins

Energy Standard has decided to choose the breaststroke as men’s skins, where the hot-handed Emre Sakci (above) will face Ilya Shymanovich.


Battle of the Unbeatens Set for ISL Match #8

Lilly King, Molly Hannis, and the Cali Condors (above) will battle with London Roar to emerge as the lone remaining undefeated team in the 2020 ISL season.


NCAP’s Simon Bermudez Jumps into Top 100 All-Time in 13-14 Backstrokes

Swimming at the Potomac Valley Halloween Fun Meet this weekend in Virginia, Simon Bermudez dropped big time in the 100 yard and 200 yard backstrokes.


Arizona’s Valley Christian Withdraws from State Meet after Coronavirus Case

Valley Christian High School in Chandler, Arizona had several swimmers who were top seeds heading into next weekend’s D3 state championship meet.

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#6/#9 NCAA Finishers MIT Are Latest D3 Program to Cancel 2020-2021 Swim Season

MIT, home to a pair of top 10 swimming & diving programs, has canceled all winter sports competition amid the resurging coronavirus pandemic.


32-Time Defending Arizona State Champs Lose 4 Swimmers For Upcoming State Meet

A coronavirus outbreak among the swimming & diving team at Brophy Prep has led to the withdrawal of 4 swimmers from this weekend’s Arizona State Championship meet.

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SwimAtlanta’s Nanami Lillie Commits to Hawaii (Class of 2021)

Butterflier Nanami Lillie will join Hawaii’s varsity squad next fall: a team that is home to the 2-time defending MPSF Champion in the 100 fly.

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Could Defending League MVP Sarah Sjostrom Be the Odd Butterflier Out for ES?

Maddy Banic is taking advantage of her opportunity to fill-in for Sarah Sjostrom in Match #6 of the 2020 ISL season, even out-swimming the 2019 league MVP.


Vermont Adds 10 New Swimmers to Second-Straight Huge Recruiting Class (2021)

Emily Rygula, who finished 4th in the 500 free at last year’s Wisconsin High School State Championship meet, is part of a big-impact class for the Catamounts.

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Massachusetts Cancels 2020-2021 Winter Swimming & Diving State Championships

The MIAA board of directors voted unanimously in favor of canceling all 2020-2021 winter sports state championship events, including swimming & diving.


Minnesotan Nick Kale Will Join Purdue’s Breaststroke Tradition in Fall 2021

Nick Kale, who finished 4th in the 100 breaststroke at the 2020 Minnesota High School State Championship meet, has committed to Purdue.


Iowa —>Iowa State: Maddie Ziegert Announces Short Transfer after Program Cut

Maddie Ziegert will transfer from Iowa to Iowa State next season. The two campuses are only about 120 miles apart in central Iowa.

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Analyzing Anastasia Gorbenko’s Breaststroke Flipturn

Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko unveiled a new technique at Match #5 of the ISL, using a breaststroke flipturn in the skins races.


Florent Manaudou Is Lined-Up for Match #6 MVP after Energy Chooses Free Skins

Energy Standard and Toronto Titans have made their selections for the ‘skins’ events for Match #6 of the 2020 ISL season.

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Kasia Wasick Swims 23.30 in Women’s 50 Free, Becomes #6 Performer in History

Kasia Wasick has broken the Polish Record in the 50 SC meters free for the 5th time in the last year. She also jumps a spot in the all-time rankings.

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