Articles by Braden Keith

Pac-12 Moves Football, Volleyball, Soccer to Conference-Only Play for 2020

Some small sports, like men’s water polo where Stanford are the defending NCAA Championships, will not be limited by the decision.

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Spartans Aquatic Club Hosts Post-Coronavirus USA Swimming Sanctioned Meet

The intrasquad meet in the suburbs of Atlanta is one the first sanctioned USA Swimming event since March of this year.

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Orange County Cancels Youth Sports Practices

Orange County has canceled all youth sports practices after receiving new guidance from the state, but it’s still not clear what that means.

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Chandler (AZ) HS Coach Kerry Croswhite Hospitalized Hospitalized with COVID-19

Croswhite, who has been a coach at Chandler High School since 2003, has been put on a ventilator in an Arizona hospital as he battles COVID-19.

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Who Are the People That Endowed the Stanford Head Swimming Coach Jobs?

Paul Violich (left) established in 2017 an endowment for the Stanford women’s head swimming coach position, currently held by Greg Meehan (right).

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US’ 2 Largest Junior College Athletics Orgs Will Push All Sports to the Spring

The CCCAA has approved a plan, and the NJCAA is expected to approve a plan, to push all of its intercollegiate athletics programs to the spring semester.

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Dartmouth Cutting Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams

Dartmouth will cut its men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams, making it the only Ivy League school that doesn’t sponsor the sport.

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ACC Schools Won’t Begin Competition in Fall Sports until At Least September

(Above: defending ACC men’s swimming & diving champions NC State). ACC schools won’t be allowed to begin fall sports competition until at least September 1.

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NCAA Rules Don’t Allow Virtual Meets to Count as Bona Fide Competition

College swimming & diving teams are looking at creative ways to cut costs and reduce risk in a coronavirus world, but virtual meets won’t always work.

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Southern Zone Athlete Reps Ask Peers to Wear Masks, Social Distance

The two athlete representatives for the Southern Zone of USA Swimming have released a letter asking their peers to social distance and wear masks.

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WATCH: Full Replay of 2019 International Swimming League Meet in Budapest

The meet in Budapest featured the first World Record set in ISL league history when Minna Atherton undercut the global mark in the women’s 100 back.

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MIT Cancels Fall Sports, Including Men’s WP and Early Season Swim Meets

MIT will only bring primarily rising seniors back to campus for the fall semester. No decision’s been made yet about training for winter sports like swimming.

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7 Ways College Recruiting Is Changing during Coronavirus Pandemic

SwimSwam talked to a number of college coaches about the ways that they’ve had to reenvision recruiting during a quarantine.

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SEC Runner-Up Liam Bell Decides to Stay at ‘Bama after Entering Transfer Portal

After exploring the transfer market this off-season, rising sophomore Liam Bell has decided to stay at Alabama, where he was the 100 breast SEC runner-up.

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USA Swimming Receives Between $1 Million and $2 Million in PPP Loans

USA Swimming, USA Diving, USA Water Polo, and US Masters Swimming all received more than $150,000 in PPP funds from the federal government.

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