Text: H.Res.991 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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H. Res. 991



In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

January 19, 2010.  

Whereas the University of Virginia men’s soccer team won the 2009 Division I national championship, defeating the University of Akron at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina, on December 13, 2009;

Whereas the University of Virginia played through 2 sudden-death overtimes and a penalty-kick shootout to defeat the University of Akron;

Whereas goaltenders Diego Restrepo from the University of Virginia and David Meves from the University of Akron held both teams scoreless through regulation and overtime;

Whereas Sean Hiller scored the game-winning goal in the penalty kick shootout;

Whereas goalkeeper Diego Restrepo made 3 saves in regulation, 1 save in the penalty kick shootout, and was named defensive most valuable player of the College Cup;

Whereas midfielder Jonathan Villanueva earned recognition as offensive most valuable player of the College Cup; and

Whereas head coach George Gelnovatch led the University of Virginia to its sixth national championship and first since 1994: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates the University of Virginia men’s soccer team for winning the 2009 Division I NCAA National Championship.

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