H.Res.607 - Congratulating Western Washington University on winning its first Division II NCAA National Basketball Title in the school's 110-year history.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] (Introduced 03/29/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2012 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|
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Introduced in House (03/29/2012)
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[Congressional Bills 112th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 607 Introduced in House (IH)] 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. RES. 607 Congratulating Western Washington University on winning its first Division II NCAA National Basketball Title in the school's 110-year history. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 29, 2012 Mr. Larsen of Washington (for himself, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Dicks, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Smith of Washington, and Mr. Hastings of Washington) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Congratulating Western Washington University on winning its first Division II NCAA National Basketball Title in the school's 110-year history. Whereas on March 24, 2012, the Western Washington University Vikings defeated the University of Montevallo Falcons by a score of 72 to 65, in the NCAA Division II championship game, giving the Vikings their first Championship win in program history; Whereas the Western Washington University Vikings entered the Elite Eight tournament in Highland Heights, Kentucky, on March 21, 2012, and defeated the Midwestern State University Mustangs by a score of 64 to 63 in the Quarterfinals; Whereas on March 22, 2012, Western Washington University defeated the Stonehill College Skyhawks in the Semifinals of the Elite Eight by a score of 71 to 66; Whereas the Western Washington University men's basketball team and their coach, Brad Jackson, deserve an immense amount of respect and credit for their resolve and triumph in the NCAA Division II championship; Whereas Brad Jackson's dedication as the team's coach for 27 years, the longest tenure in school history, is admirable and worthy of praise; and Whereas Western Washington University has defeated its opponents and the odds to win a national title: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates Western Washington University for winning the Division II NCAA men's basketball championship, the first win in school history. <all>