H.Res. 699 (112th): Congratulating the University of Washington Huskies Men’s Crew Team on winning the 110th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships ...

...(IRAs).

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jun 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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IV

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 699

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 21, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Dicks, and Mr. Smith of Washington) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

RESOLUTION

Congratulating the University of Washington Huskies Men’s Crew Team on winning the 110th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships (IRAs).

Whereas, on June 2, 2012, the University of Washington Huskies Men’s Varsity Eight defeated Harvard University, UC Berkeley, Syracuse University, and Boston University to win their second consecutive national title at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies Men’s Crew Team (in this resolution referred as the University of Washington Huskies) won the IRA Grand Final in record time, 5 minutes, 21.482 seconds, just 2 seconds shy of the world record;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies won all 5 of the men’s IRA events, completing 4 in record time, the first time a program has swept all 5 events in the IRAs;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies have won the national IRA title in 4 of the past 6 years;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies won their sixth consecutive Ten Eyck trophy, awarded annually to the overall points champion at IRAs;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies’ championship was the culmination of a perfect spring season in which the Huskies won every race they entered;

Whereas the University of Washington Huskies have a long, proud history, dating back to 1901, that includes 16 national championships and 28 individual Olympic medals (17 gold, 5 silver, and 6 bronze); and

Whereas the members of the University of Washington Huskies have brought honor to the team, their families, the University of Washington, and the State of Washington; Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives commends the University of Washington Huskies on an outstanding season and congratulates them on winning the 110th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.