SUBMITTED RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 17
(Senate - February 04, 2010)

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                         SUBMITTED RESOLUTIONS

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SENATE RESOLUTION 407--CONGRATULATING THE CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-ST. PAUL 
  VOLLEYBALL TEAM ON WINNING THEIR THIRD CONSECUTIVE NCAA DIVISION II 
                WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

  Ms. KLOBUCHAR submitted the following resolution; which was referred 
to the Committee on the Judiciary:

                              S. Res. 407

       Whereas on December 5, 2009, Concordia University won the 
     2009 NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball National 
     Championship;
       Whereas the victory marks the third straight NCAA Division 
     II Women's Volleyball National Championship for Concordia 
     University;
       Whereas the Concordia University program is the first in 
     the history of Division I or II women's volleyball to win 3 
     consecutive National Championships;
       Whereas Concordia University won the match against Western 
     Texas A&M in 3 straight sets, capping off a perfect 37-0 
     season and continuing the NCAA-record 74 match win streak for 
     Concordia University;
       Whereas on November 7, 2009, Concordia University won their 
     7th consecutive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 
     Volleyball Championship;
       Whereas with the undefeated season, head coach Brady 
     Starkey's career record with Concordia University is 240-20;
       Whereas Concordia University had 5 players named to the 
     2009 NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship All-Tournament 
     Team, Maggie McNamara, Mary Slinger, Cassie Haag, Emily 
     Palkert, and Megan Carlson; and
       Whereas nearly 2000 fans attended the championship match in 
     support of the Concordia University team: Now, therefore, be 
     it
       Resolved, That the Senate--
       (1) congratulates the Concordia University-St. Paul 
     volleyball team on winning their third consecutive NCAA 
     Division II Women's Volleyball National Championship; and
       (2) recognizes--
       (A) the achievements of the players, coaches, students, and 
     staff whose hard work and dedication helped Concordia 
     University win the 2009 NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball 
     National Championship; and
       (B) Concordia University President Dr. Robert Holst and 
     Athletic Director Tom Rubbelke, who both have shown great 
     leadership in bringing success to Concordia University.

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