April 16, 2015 - Issue: Vol. 161, No. 55 — Daily Edition114th Congress (2015 - 2016) - 1st Session
SENATE RESOLUTION 138--CONGRATULATING THE PROVIDENCE COLLEGE MEN'S ICE HOCKEY TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2015 NCAA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP; Congressional Record Vol. 161, No. 55
(Senate - April 16, 2015)
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[Page S2254] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] SENATE RESOLUTION 138--CONGRATULATING THE PROVIDENCE COLLEGE MEN'S ICE HOCKEY TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2015 NCAA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Mr. REED of Rhode Island (for himself and Mr. Whitehouse) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to: S. Res. 138 Whereas on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the Providence College Friars won the 2015 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey National Championship by defeating the Boston University Terriers by a score of 4 to 3 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts; Whereas numbers 16, 10, and 6 scored the first three goals for the Friars to keep the game close; Whereas the extraordinary goal by number 22 in the third period put Providence College in the lead for good; Whereas the superb goaltending of number 32 held back Boston University's scoring attacks and sealed the victory for the Friars, earning him Most Outstanding Player honors of the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament; Whereas the season-long contributions and dedication of all players and coaches of the Friars' hockey team contributed to this National Championship season; Whereas this is the first NCAA Championship for the Providence College Men's Ice Hockey team; Whereas the Providence College Friars finished the season with 26 wins and outscored its opponents 19 to 10 in the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament; and Whereas the Providence College Men's Ice Hockey team became the latest Rhode Island college team to win a National Championship and earn the pride of the State: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate-- (1) congratulates the Providence College Men's Ice Hockey team for winning the 2015 NCAA Division I National Championship; (2) commends the players, coaches, and staff of the Providence College Men's Ice Hockey team for their hard work and dedication in making this the most successful season in team history; and (3) recognizes the Providence College students, alumni, and fans who supported the Men's Ice Hockey team in its pursuit of a National Championship. ____________________