H.Res.171 - Commending the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs for winning the NCAA 2003 National Collegiate Women's Ice Hockey Championship.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Introduced 04/02/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/17/2003 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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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.