< Back to H.Res. 1450 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)

Text of Congratulating the Texas A&M University Aggies for winning the men’s and women’s NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

...and Field Championship.

This resolution was introduced on June 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2010 (Introduced).

Download PDF

Source: GPO

IV

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1450

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 17, 2010

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Texas A&M University Aggies for winning the men’s and women’s NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

Whereas, on June 12, 2010, the Texas A&M University Aggies won the men's and women's NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Eugene, Oregon, at Hayward Field;

Whereas the Texas A&M women amassed 72 points, winning the meet by 15 points over runner-up Oregon's 57;

Whereas the Aggie men scored 55, just 1 point ahead of the Florida Gators, who had 54;

Whereas Texas A&M had a squad of 28 dedicated athletes in Eugene, Oregon, including Texas A&M sprinters Jessica Beard and Curtis Mitchell who were selected Track Athletes of the Year in the south-central region of the United States;

Whereas the Aggies have won consecutive national championships under the leadership of head coach Pat Henry;

Whereas head coach Pat Henry is the only coach to sweep the men's and women's titles in the same year and he has now done it 4 times;

Whereas Aggie head coach Pat Henry earned men's and women's Head Coach of the Year honors while Assistant Coach of the Year honors were awarded to A&M assistant coaches Vince Anderson and Jim VanHootegem;

Whereas this season, both Aggie squads were first in national team rankings for much of the season and won the Big 12 Indoor, the NCAA Indoor, Texas Relays, and the Big 12 Outdoor; and

Whereas the Texas A&M University’s men and women’s track team have brought pride and honor to the State of Texas: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

congratulates the Texas A&M University track team and the university's athletes, coaches, faculty, students, and alumni on the winning of the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship; and

(2)

recognizes Texas A&M University for its excellence as an institution of higher education.