Articles by Braden Keith

A&M Women, Texas Men Nail Down Big 12 Championships on Final Day of Action

Women’s Platform A&M’s Janie Potvin ran away with the platform title with a score of 375.00. That broke her own…

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Arthur Frayler Brushes National Record; Honors Friend Fran Crippen

At this weekend’s Eastern Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships, being held on the campus of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Germantown’s…


In Briefs: Breeja Breaks Big 12 Championship Meet Record in 200 Breast Prelims

No NCAA Records in the morning heats of the 200 breaststroke for A&M sophomore Breeja Larson (to match her 100 breast…

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Stanford Commit Gray Umbach Shreds Prelims at Texas 5A State Championship; Breaks Two State Records

A full recap is to come after final, but in Friday’s prelims at the Texas 5A High School State Championship…

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New Trier High School Breaks National HS Record in Illinois HS Prelims; Stanford-Bound Thomson Tops State Mark

When watching a college meet, it’s fairly routine to see a men’s 400 free relay break the three minute barrier….


Iowa Takes First Big Ten Event Title in Over Decade on Day 3 in Iowa City

Welcome back to the deepest Conference Championship meet this side of California, as the Big Ten Men’s Championship rolled on….

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A&M Men Take Three Big 12 Titles; Larson Misses Rebreaking NCAA Record on Day 3

Day 3 of the Big 12 Championships continued to roll around, but there were three notable absences on the women’s…


A&M's Breeja Larson Breaks NCAA Record in Prelims; Becomes 2nd Woman under 58 Seconds

Texas A&M sophomore Breeja Larson has broken the NCAA Record in the 100 breaststroke at prelims of the Big 12…

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In Briefs: Coventry Settling Down in Austin; Temporary Training Trip in Georgia

Zimbabwean 7-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry announced late in January that she would be returning to the United States to train…

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Michigan's Feeley Goes Country's Best 500; Wolverines Shoot to Lead on Day 2 at Big Ten's

Michigan, and the rest of the Big Ten Conference, is retaking their standing among the best in the country after…


Missouri Women Win First Ever Big 12 Relay Title on Day 2 of Big 12 Championships; Wilcox Takes 4th-Straight 500 Free Title

The Texas men are rolling the dice at the Big 12 Championships this year. Not that the team battle is…


Ryan Lochte to Serve as Grand Marshall of Daytona 500 Qualifier

Ryan Lochte grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. He attended the local Spruce Creek High School before going on to…

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Kathleen Baker Breaks Missy Franklin's NAG Record in 100 Back

USA Swimming is stocked full of young women’s backstroke talent. And just as we’ve had time to catch our collective…


Aussie National Team Coach Leigh Nugent Gets Confidence through 2016

Leigh Nugent has twice held the position of National Team Head Coach for the Australian elite swimming squad. In both…

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Cal Women Sweep Relays on Night One at Pac 12 Championships

200 Medley Relay Cal’s Cindy Tran was both the best 50 backstroker in the country and 100 backstroker in the country…