Bonnie Brandon

View Bonnie Brandon's Biography

33 Swimming & Diving Athletes Nominated For NCAA Woman of the Year

Kelsi Worrell is one of 33 swimmers & divers nominated for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year.

  Comment First!

2016 Longhorn Elite Invite: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Today marks the start of the 2016 Longhorn Elite Invite, which will serve as a final tuneup for some of the nation’s best ahead of Olympic Trials. Michael Phelps is entered in both the 100 free and 100 fly this morning.

  52 Comments

Pac-12 Conference Announces 2016 All-Academic Teams

Cal All-American Rachael Acker is among the 26 swimmers who have been named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team.

  Comment First!

Four U of Arizona Swimmers & Divers Win Athlete of the Year Awards

Annie Ochitwa’s freshman season was highlighted by breaking Natalie Coughlin’s 17-18 NAG record in the 100 fly at NCAAs.

  2 Comments

2016 W. NCAA Picks: Stanford Looks to Fend off Loaded 400 Free Relay Field

Stanford enters the 2016 NCAA Championships as the defending champions in the 400 freestyle relay and the top seed with a 3:11.44. If they want to defend that title, they’ll have to fend off some tough competition from Cal, USC, and NC State.

  Comment First!

2016 Women’s Pac-12 Championships Fan Guide: Young Stanford, Reloaded Cal or Red-Hot USC?

A number of stars have cleared out of the Pac-12 since last year, but Olympian Lia Neal leads a loaded Stanford crew looking to knock off defending NCAA champs Cal.

  10 Comments

Arizona’s Bonnie Brandon Named Finalist for Wooden Citizenship Cup

Senior backstroke and freestyler, Bonnie Brandon has been selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious Wooden Citizenship Cup, announced on Tuesday by Fred Northup, President of Athletes for a Better World.

  Comment First!

2015 Texas Invite: Day 1 Finals Recap

Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.

  7 Comments

Arizona Wildcats Sweep 800 Free Relays On First Night of Texas Invite

Bonnie Brandon had the fastest split in the women’s 800 free relay, as her Arizona Wildcats took the win in 7:01.50 over Texas and USC.

  9 Comments

Freshmen Lead Arizona Past UNLV And Washington State At Home

Arizona’s highly-ranked recruiting classes were on full display in their season-opening wins against UNLV and Washington State, with freshmen combining for 12 individual wins.

  4 Comments

Texas Longhorns Release Monster Swimming Schedule for 2015-16

The Longhorns will face several of the NCAAs top teams, including NC State, Auburn, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Arizona, and the Stanford women. This is one of the best schedules we’ve ever seen.

  8 Comments

Photo Vault: Los Angeles Invite – Part One

Matt Grevers of Tucson Ford at start of 50 free prelims.

  Comment First!

Margo Geer Continues Sprint Freestyle Domination At Southwest Classic

Fast swimming continued during the third day of competition at the 2015 Southwest Classic in Arizona, as Margo Geer took home another win, this time in the 50m freestyle.

  3 Comments

Day 1 Pac-12 Roundup: Manuel speeds into American history twice

Stanford’s Simone Manuel became the second-fastest 50 freestyler in American history, then topped her own feat by blasting the fastest 100 free split of all-time.

  Comment First!

2015 Women’s NCAA Picks: The Best Women’s 1650 Field in Years

She is currently the top ranked NCAA swimmer in both the 500 and 1650, and second in the nation in those events behind only Katie Ledecky. She swam a 4:31.90 and a 15:40.17 at the PAC 12 Championships, setting a new NCAA record in the 500 and a PAC 12 meet record in the 1650.

  9 Comments