Articles by Braden Keith

Midway University Will Add Men’s, Women’s Swimming; Hires First Head Coach

Maria Steakley will jump from assistant at Cumberlands, the 8-time Mid-South Conference Champions in women’s swimming, to Midland, the newest Mid-South members.

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Mia Kragh of Rancho San Dieguito Drops 6 Seconds in 200 Fly to Win in Carlsbad

Cal commit Mia Kragh followed her best time in the 100 fly on Friday with another best time in the 200 fly on Saturday at the Carlsbad Sectionals.

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13-Year Old Hannah Marinovich Is the New Youngest 2020 Olympic Trials Qualifier

By a few days, 13-year old Hannah Marinovich is now the youngest qualifier for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials after a 2:29 in the 200 breaststroke.

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Carson Foster Swims Another 1:58 in 200 IM ‘Final’ to Finish Trials Simulation

Carson Foster finished off his Olympic Trials simulation in the 200 IM on Saturday night with another 1:58.

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Coleman Stewart Breaks ACC Record with 1:37 in 200 Back at ACC Championships

NC State’s Coleman Stewart took more than 8-tenths of a second off the old ACC Record in the 200 yard back on Saturday to win his third-straight title.

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ND’s Luciana Thomas, NU’s Ally Larson Lock Up NCAA Qualifying Spots at Purdue

Notre Dame’s Luciana Thomas, above, almost broke the Notre Dame school record in the 200 fly at the Purdue Last Chance meet on Saturday.

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Felix Auboeck Adds Fourth-Straight Big Ten Title in 1650 Free to Resume

For the 2nd time this week, Felix Auboeck has completed a Big Ten title four-peat, adding the 1650 to his earlier wins in the 200 and 500 freestyles.

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Jake Mitchell Sets National Public High School Record in 500 Yard Free

Jake Mitchell broke a three-week old National High School Record in the 500 yard freestyle on Saturday at the Indiana High School State Championship meet.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best in 100 Yard Fly at Carlsbad Sectionals

World Champion Michael Andrew swam a lifetime best in the 100 yard butterfly in just his 2nd short course yards meet of the last year.

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Indiana’s Mohamed Samy Chooses 100 Free over 200 Back on Saturday (HEAT SHEETS)

Samy chose the 100 free (3rd seed) over the 200 back (top seed) on Saturday at the 2020 Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Coleman Stewart Swims 44.0, Breaks ACC Championship Record in 100 Backstroke

NC State’s Coleman Stewart swam a 44.0 to break his own ACC Championship Record in one of the fastest 100 back finals in NCAA conference meet history.

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Charlie Swanson Wins 4th-Straight Big Ten Title in Men’s 400 IM

Leading a third-straight Michigan 1-2-3 finish in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships, Charlie Swanson is the third man to four-peat in the event.

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Sam Stewart Swims 1:58 in 200m Backstroke at College Station Sectionals

The swim was Stewart’s lifetime best in the 200 back by a full second: his first lifetime best in the event since 2018 Summer Nationals.

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Carson Foster Swims 1:58 in 200 IM in “Semi-Finals” of Trials Simulation

In his 2nd of what will be three 200 IM swims this weekend in Oxford, Carson Foster swam a 1:58.83 in the 200 IM final on Friday.

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Carson Foster Will Use Unusual Strategy to Test-Run Olympic Trials This Weekend

The 18-year old Foster will use an unusual event plan this weekend at a sr meet in Ohio to test-run the experience of swimming semi-finals at Olympic Trials.

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