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Engrossed in House (06/17/2003)

 
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H. Res. 171 Engrossed in House (EH)]


                 In the House of Representatives, U.S.,

                                                         June 17, 2003.
Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2003, the two-time defending NCAA National 
        Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey champion, the University of Minnesota 
        Duluth Bulldogs, won the National Championship for the third straight 
        year;
Whereas Minnesota Duluth defeated Harvard University in double overtime of the 
        championship game by the score of 4-3, having defeated Dartmouth College 
        5-2 in the semifinal;
Whereas sophomore Nora Tallus scored the game-winning goal in the second 
        overtime, assisted by Erika Holst and Joanne Eustace;
Whereas during the 2002-2003 season, the Bulldogs won an impressive 31 games, 
        while losing only 3 and tying 2;
Whereas forwards Jenny Potter, Hanne Sikio, and Caroline Ouellette were selected 
        to the 2003 All-Tournament team and Caroline Ouellette was named the 
        tournament's Most Outstanding Player;
Whereas the Bulldogs are the only team in the country to earn a berth in the 
        women's national championship tournament in each year of its existence;
Whereas junior forward Jenny Potter was one of three finalists for the Patty 
        Kazmaier Memorial Award, given annually to the most outstanding player 
        in women's collegiate varsity ice hockey and was named to the Jofa 
        Women's University Division Ice Hockey All-American First Team;
Whereas senior forward Maria Rooth, for the fourth time, was one of ten 
        finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, and was named to the 
        Jofa Women's University Division Ice Hockey All-American Second Team;
Whereas Minnesota Duluth Head Coach Shannon Miller, after winning the National 
        Championship in three consecutive years, has been named a finalist for 
        the American Hockey Coaches Association 2002-2003 University Division 
        Women's Ice Hockey Coach of the Year Award; and
Whereas all of the team's players showed tremendous dedication throughout the 
        season toward the goal of winning the National Championship: Now, 
        therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
            (1) commends the University of Minnesota Duluth women's 
        hockey team for winning the NCAA 2003 National Collegiate 
        Women's Ice Hockey Championship;
            (2) recognizes the achievements of all the team's players, 
        coaches, and support staff and invites them to the United 
        States Capitol Building to be honored;
            (3) requests that the President recognize the achievements 
        of the University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team and 
        invite them to the White House for an appropriate ceremony 
        honoring a national championship team; and
            (4) directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to 
        make available enrolled copies of this resolution to the 
        University of Minnesota Duluth for appropriate display and to 
        transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to each coach and 
        member of the NCAA 2003 National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey 
        Championship team.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.

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