Miami's Dave Bergan Named Men's Swimmer of the Week

Updated 2/4/2003

Feb. 4, 2003

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Cleveland - The Mid-American Conference announced its men's swimmer of the week today. The award went to Miami's Dave Bergan. Bergan won the 50 and 100 free and was a member of the winning 400 medley relay.

Men's Swimmer of the Week Dave Bergan - Miami Senior - Cincinnati, OH

Bergan was instrumental in helping the RedHawks defeat their rival, Ohio University, in the "Battle of the Bricks" for Miami's first MAC victory of the season. In the final meet in Oxford, the captain started the evening off by swimming the last leg of the 400-yard medley relay for Miami's first victory. Bergan won his second race of the evening by touching the wall first for the sprint victory in the 50-yard freestyle. In Bergan's last race at Miami, he won the 100-yard freestyle to give him three victories on the evening to help Miami in a thrilling victory over its rival.

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Mark Sy (Buffalo) won the 400 IM in 4:09.05 and the 200 butterfly in 1:56.27. He was also part of UB's second-place 400 medley relay team that finished in a season-best 3:32.45.

John Bartlet (Eastern Michigan) won the 400 IM with a time of 4:09.49 and was a member of the winning 400 medley relay team (which posted a time of 3:27.42) against Ball State.

Vuk Danilovic (Toledo) Danilovic started his evening against Buffalo winning the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 9:35.76 and ended it by recording a top time of 4:43.98 in the 500 freestyle.

Men's Previous Results

January 31
@ Toledo 134, Buffalo 97
@ Miami 146, Ohio 89

February 1 Eastern Michigan 162, @ Ball State 47

Upcoming Men's MAC Swimming Meets

February 8
Ohio hosts Ball State & Toledo, 1 pm
Buffalo hosts Eastern Michigan & Miami, 1 pm