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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 142


Congratulating the Lady Aggies of Texas A&M University on winning the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Women's Basketball Championship.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 12, 2011

Mrs. Hutchison (for herself and Mr. Cornyn) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Lady Aggies of Texas A&M University on winning the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Women's Basketball Championship.

    Whereas the Texas A&M University women's basketball team, the Lady Aggies, won its first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Women's Basketball Championship (referred to in this preamble as the “national championship”) by defeating Notre Dame by a score of 76 to 70, becoming the first team to win the national championship title on its initial try since 2005;

    Whereas the Lady Aggies finished the 2010-2011 season with an impressive record of 33 wins and 5 losses;

    Whereas Coach Gary Blair brought the Lady Aggies to their first NCAA National Women’s Basketball Championship with a starting lineup that included Danielle Adams, Sydney Carter, Sydney Colson, Adaora Elonu, and Tyra White;

    Whereas Tyra White led the Lady Aggies to victory with a 3-point shot with only 65 seconds remaining on the clock and was named to the all-tournament team;

    Whereas All-American Danielle Adams scored 30 points, the second-highest number of points ever scored in a national championship game, and finished the 2010-2011 season with more than 800 points;

    Whereas the Lady Aggies should all be commended for their teamwork;

    Whereas Texas A&M University joins the ranks of the University of Texas, Baylor, and Texas Tech as women’s basketball national champions, demonstrating the excellence of Texas A&M University in both athletics and academics;

    Whereas the Lady Aggies have significantly advanced the sport of women's basketball by demonstrating hard work and sportsmanship;

    Whereas the Lady Aggies overcame intense competition and defied expectations in a very exciting final game;

    Whereas the accomplishment of the Lady Aggies is another testament to the strength of women across the State of Texas; and

    Whereas the Lady Aggies are the pride of their loyal fans, current and former students, and the rest of the Lone Star State: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate congratulates the Lady Aggies of Texas A&M University on—

(1) winning the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Women's Basketball Championship; and

(2) completing the 2010-2011 women's basketball season with a record of 33 wins and 5 losses.


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