Articles by Braden Keith

Kate Douglass Swims 3rd-Fastest 200 IM in History by a Freshman

Douglass swam a 1:52.84 in the 200 IM at the TN Invitational. Only Ella Eastin and Kathleen Baker have been faster in the 200 yard IM as collegiate freshmen.


What Are the Odds? A Mid-Season Invite Miracle for University of Wyoming

2019 MIZZOU INVITATIONAL Wednesday-Friday, November 20th-22nd Mizzou Aquatic Center, Columbia, MO Short Course Yards Live Results Link The Wyoming Cowboys…


Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas Becomes Fastest Teenager Ever in 200 Yard IM

Texas A&M swimmer Shaine Casas is now the 10th-fastest 200 yard IMer in history, and is the fastest swimmer who has not yet reached his 20th birthday.


Erika Brown Throws Down 21.19 to Match Hopkin in All-Time Top 10 List

Tennessee’s Erika Brown swam a 21.19 in the 50 free on Thursday in Knoxville, which ties as the 7th-fastest performance in the history of the event.


High School Swimmer in Oregon Drowns after Swim Practice

14-year old Nabila Maazouz was found unresponsive under a pool cover following a Liberty High School swim practice on Wednesday.


World Juniors Semi-Finalist Pia Murray of Great Britain Commits to Florida St.

Murray comes to Florida State from the Ellesmere College program in the UK, which has sent several swimmers to NCAA Division I in the last few years.


Vladislav Grinev Reinforces Aqua Centurions Ahead of ISL European Derby

The strength of the Aqua Centurions, their men’s squad, got even better this week with the addition of Vladislav Grinev to the team’s roster.


#19 Recruit in Class of 2021 Luke Hobson Verbally Commits to Texas

Luke Hobson has freestyle range, excelling in events from the 50 through the mile. He’s a 4-time Nevada High School State Champion individually.


Psych Sheets for 2019 Tennessee Invitational Released

Erika Brown (above) and Kate Douglass will go head-to-head as the #1 and #2 times in the 100 fly nationally this season.


Still No Seto for Energy Standard at European Derby Meet

Aside from Seto, the Energy Standard roster will be almost complete in London, including two-time skins winner and Indy MVP Sarah Sjostrom.


Chalmers and Belmonte Out, Scott and O’Connor In for London Roar at Euro Derby

At full form, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor (above) has MVP-caliber range. She and Duncan Scott will reinforce a short-handed London Roar roster this weekend.


Former Georgia Swimmer Steven Grade Makes Semi-Finals of Jeopardy! Tournament

Grade, who was a 5-time champion earlier this year, made the semi-finals of the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions before losing to James Holzhauer.

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Two-Time Michigan State Champ Gwen Woodbury Commits to Ohio State (2021)

Gwen Woodbury was the Michigan D3 Champion in 2017 as a freshman in both the 100 and 200 yard freestyles. She’ll head to Ohio State in the fall of 2021.


Brazil Releases Selection Procedure for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Swimming Team

Bruno Fratus, who won a silver medal in the 50 free at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, is Brazil’s best hope at an Olympic medal in swimming in 2020.

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Turkish Junior Record Holder Gizem Guvenc Verbally Commits to UCLA

Gizem Guvenc is a sprint freestyler and butterflier who will arrive in Westwood in the fall of 2021.

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