For Immediate Release: January 29, 2005
Contact: Thomas Moore II (
Phone: 607-777-2956

Men's and women's swimming splits with Colgate

Complete Results

VESTAL, N.Y.--Binghamton University freshman Kaan Tayla (Ankara, Turkey), freshman Joe Rogan (Ithaca, N.Y.), senior Robert Kaczynski (Tychy, Poland) and sophomore David Holmes (Doncaster, England) won the final race of the meet, the 400 free relay in 3:08.79 to give their team the victory as the men's and women's swimming and diving teams split with Colgate Saturday evening at the Lineberry Natatorium. The men (7-3) won 156-144, while the women (1-10) were defeated 195-92.

"Today we had a great meet," head coach Patrice Back said. "We knew it was going to be a close meet. The men really got togeather and decided what places they need to finish in to win the meet."

Kaczynski also won the 100 breast in 58.85 and the 200 breast in 2:08.91. Tayla was also victorious in the 50 free (21.23) and the 100 free (46.81). Holmes won the 200 free in 1:46.33 and the 500 free in 4:48.65. Sophomore Trevor Stone (Windsor, N.Y.) was triumphant in the 100 fly (51.84) and the 200 fly (1:58.93). Also with a win for the men was sophomore Brian Koizim (White Plains, N.Y.) in the 200 back in 1:57.87.

The men's team of Koizim, Kaczynski, Holmes and Tayla took first in 400 yard medley relay (3:31.12).

On the women's side senior Huijue Cai (Shanghai, China) won the 100 fly in 58.06 and the 200 free in 1:56.70. Freshman Bridget Dormer (Northport, N.Y.) picked up her first collegiate individual victory in the 200 IM (2:25.00).

The women's team of sophomore Monica Friedl (East Meadow, N.Y.), senior Lauren Katz (Little Neck, N.Y.), junior Eden Payabyab (College Point, N.Y.) and Cia won the 400 free relay in 3:53.62.

The Bearcats host their final meet of the regular season against Stony Brook on Saturday at 1 p.m.


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