Resolution J1178-2013

Congratulating the College of St. Rose Women's Soccer Team upon the occasion of its outstanding 2012 Season

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  • Apr 16, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the College of St. Rose Women's
Soccer Team upon the occasion of its outstanding 2012 Season

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports  can  be  achieved
only  through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of  teamwork,  encouraging  a  standard  of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
  WHEREAS,  The 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer Team compiled an
extraordinary season; its overall  record  was  an  outstanding  20-3-2,
including  a  15-1-2  regular  season  record,  and a superlative 12-1-2
conference performance; and
  WHEREAS, Capturing the  Northeast-10  Regular  Season  Title  for  the
seventh  consecutive season, the 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer
Team won the NCAA East Region  Championship  for  the  fifth  successive
year; and
  WHEREAS,  Ranked  Number  One  in the Nation for five weeks during the
season, the 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer Team's  final  NSCAA
ranking was fourth in the country; and
  WHEREAS,  The 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer Team advanced to
the Final Four NCAA Division II Championships for the fifth  year  in  a
row; and
  WHEREAS,  For  the  12th  consecutive  year,  the  College of St. Rose
Women's Soccer Team was named the NSCAA Academic All-American Team; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is  due  in  great
part  to the efforts of Head Coach Darling Gutheil, a skilled and inspi-
rational tutor, respected for her  ability  to  develop  potential  into
excellence; and
  WHEREAS,  The hallmarks of the 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer
Team, from the opening game of the season to participation in the  Final
Four NCAA Division II Championships, were a sisterhood of athletic abil-
ity,  of  good sportsmanship, of honor and of scholarship, demonstrating
that these team players are second to none; and
  WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the 2012 College of  St.  Rose
Women's  Soccer  Team members have proven themselves to be an unbeatable
combination of talents, reflecting favorably on their school; and
  WHEREAS, Head Coach Darling Gutheil has done a superb job in  guiding,
molding  and  inspiring the 2012 College of St. Rose Women's Soccer Team
members toward their goals; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Head Coach Darling Gutheil and the 2012  College  of
St.  Rose Women's Soccer Team's outstanding athletes have clearly made a
contribution to the spirit of excellence which is a tradition  of  their
school; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the 2012 College of  St.  Rose  Women's  Soccer  Team,  its
members  and  Head  Coach  Darling  Gutheil on their outstanding season,
overall team record, capturing  both  the  Northeast-10  Regular  Season
Title  and NCAA East Region Championship, and Final Four NCAA Tournament
participation; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the members of the 2012 College of St.  Rose  Women's  Soccer
Team, and to Head Coach Darling Gutheil.

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