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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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.

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