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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 123

Congratulating the University of Minnesota women's ice hockey team on winning its second straight National Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Ice Hockey Championship.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 25, 2013

Ms. Klobuchar (for herself and Mr. Franken) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

Congratulating the University of Minnesota women's ice hockey team on winning its second straight National Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Ice Hockey Championship.

Whereas, on Sunday, March 24, 2013, the University of Minnesota Gophers won the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association (referred to in this preamble as the “NCAA”) Women's Ice Hockey Championship;

Whereas the 2013 NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship is the second straight national championship for the University of Minnesota women's ice hockey team;

Whereas, on Friday, March 22, 2013, the University of Minnesota defeated Boston College in overtime in the Frozen Four semifinal game by a score of 3 to 2 to advance to the national championship game;

Whereas the national championship game was played before a sold-out crowd at the Ridder Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota;

Whereas the University of Minnesota won the 2013 NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship by defeating Boston University by a score of 6 to 3;

Whereas, by winning the national championship game, the University of Minnesota improved upon its NCAA record for consecutive home wins, claiming its 27th straight victory at Ridder Arena and tying Harvard University for the record for most consecutive home wins;

Whereas the University of Minnesota finished the 2012–2013 season with an unprecedented record of 41 wins, 0 losses, and 0 ties;

Whereas the University of Minnesota had a postseason record of 7 wins and 0 losses, becoming the first team in the 13-year history of NCAA women's ice hockey to finish the season with a perfect record; and

Whereas University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and Athletic Director Norward Teague demonstrated great leadership bringing athletic success to the University of Minnesota: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) recognizes the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and staff whose hard work and dedication helped the University of Minnesota win the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Ice Hockey Championship.