February 4, 2014 - Issue: Vol. 160, No. 21 — Daily Edition113th Congress (2013 - 2014) - 2nd Session
SENATE RESOLUTION 344--CONGRATULATING THE PENN STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2013 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 21
(Senate - February 04, 2014)
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[Pages S767-S768] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] SENATE RESOLUTION 344--CONGRATULATING THE PENN STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2013 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Mr. TOOMEY (for himself and Mr. Casey) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to: S. Res. 344 Whereas on December 21, 2013, the Penn State University Nittany Lions won the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association (``NCAA'') Women's Volleyball Championship in Seattle, Washington with a hard-fought victory over the University of Wisconsin Badgers in a thrilling four-set match; Whereas the Penn State University Nittany Lions have won 5 of the last 7 NCAA women's volleyball championships and 6 overall, matching the Stanford University Cardinal for the most NCAA Division I women's volleyball championships by a single program; Whereas the Penn State University Nittany Lions concluded the 2013 season with a record of 34 wins and only 2 losses, and a 16th Big Ten Conference title; Whereas 4 Nittany Lions players were selected for the 2013 NCAA All-Tournament team and junior setter Micha Hancock was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player; Whereas head coach Russ Rose was named the 2013 National Coach of the Year and has been at the helm of the Nittany Lions women's volleyball team for 34 seasons, never winning less than 22 games in a season; and Whereas this season, Coach Rose and his staff depended on 4 seniors to lead by example on the court and in the classroom, as best illustrated by Ariel Scott and Maggie Harding, who were each awarded prestigious academic honors: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate-- (1) congratulates the Penn State University women's volleyball team for winning the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship; (2) commends the Penn State University women's volleyball team players, coaches, and staff for their hard work and dedication; and [[Page S768]] (3) recognizes the Penn State University students, alumni, and loyal fans who supported the Nittany Lions on their way to capturing a record-tying sixth National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship. ____________________