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Agreed to Senate (04/29/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 120


Congratulating the Trinity College Bantams for their 11th-straight College Squash Association Men’s Team Championship.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 29, 2009

Mr. Lieberman (for himself and Mr. Dodd) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Trinity College Bantams for their 11th-straight College Squash Association Men’s Team Championship.

    Whereas, on February 23, 2009, the Trinity College Bantams defeated the Princeton University Tigers, 5 games to 4, in the final match of the College Squash Association Men’s Team Championship tournament;

    Whereas the Bantams have won 11 national championships in a row;

    Whereas the Bantams have won 202 straight matches, the longest winning streak in collegiate sports history;

    Whereas junior Baset Chaudry, down 5–0 in the final game with the match tied 4–4, rallied to score 9 straight points and clinch the title for the Bantams;

    Whereas seniors Gustav Detter and Manek Mathur, junior Baset Chaudry, sophomore Parth Sharma, and freshman Vikram Malholtra were named to the College Squash Association All-America First Team, and sophomores Randy Lim and Andre Vargas were named to the Second Team;

    Whereas, on March 1, 2009, junior Baset Chaudry won the College Squash Association’s Men’s Individual Championship;

    Whereas the diverse roster of the Bantams, which includes players from the United States, India, Jamaica, Pakistan, Sweden, Columbia, and Malaysia, highlights the diversity of Trinity College and the commitment of Trinity College to fostering cultural understanding;

    Whereas Coach Paul Assainte has earned acclaim from his players for his role as coach and mentor and for underscoring the values of humility and respect for one’s opponents and teammates; and

    Whereas each player, coach, and staff member of the Trinity College Bantams demonstrates a strong commitment to the pursuit and achievement of excellence: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) congratulates the Trinity College Bantams for their historic 11th-straight College Squash Association Men’s Team Championship; and

(2) recognizes the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and support staff who were instrumental in the Bantams’ victory.