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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.