S.Res. 363 (112th): A resolution congratulating the Pittsburg State University Gorillas football team for winning the 2011 NCAA Division II ...

...Football Championship.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jan 31, 2012 (Resolution Agreed to).

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III

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 363

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 31, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Roberts) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to

RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Pittsburg State University Gorillas football team for winning the 2011 NCAA Division II Football Championship.

Whereas the Pittsburg State University Gorillas football team defeated the Wayne State University Warriors by a score of 35 to 21 to win the 2011 NCAA Division II Football Championship in Florence, Alabama on December 17, 2011;

Whereas Pittsburg State University has more all-time wins than any other NCAA Division II football program and this championship victory, the 4th in the history of the university, continues a long tradition of success;

Whereas the Pittsburg State University coaching staff, led by second-year Head Coach Tim Beck, the 2011 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award winner for Division II, guided the Gorillas to a final regular season record of 13 wins and 1 loss;

Whereas the Gorillas benefitted from strong leadership in the championship game, including senior quarterback and Pittsburg, Kansas native Zac Dickey, who passed for 190 yards and rushed for 68 yards; and

Whereas the students, staff, alumni, and friends of Pittsburg State University, along with the city of Pittsburg, Kansas, deserve much credit for supporting the Gorillas football team: Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate—

(1)

congratulates the Pittsburg State University Gorillas football team for winning the 2011 NCAA Division II Football Championship; and

(2)

recognizes the achievements of all the players, coaches, and support staff of the Pittsburg State University Gorillas football team.