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					UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 05/17/12                        02 REG. SESS.         02 RS BR 2386

       A RESOLUTION adjourning the Senate in honor of the members of the

Georgetown College Football Team.

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown College football team, known as the Georgetown

Tigers, was ranked number one in the country in the 2001 NAIA standings; and

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown Tigers became the ninth team in NAIA history to win

back-to-back national championship titles by defeating the number five ranked Sioux

Falls football team by a score of 49 to 27 on Saturday, December 15, 2001; and

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown Tigers' win over Sioux Falls pushed the school's
consecutive winning streak to 28 games, with the team boasting two perfect 14-0 seasons

in both 2000 and 2001; and

       WHEREAS, over the past three seasons, the Georgetown Tigers proudly hold a

record of 41 wins and only one loss; and

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown Tigers also claimed the NAIA championship title in

2000 with a shutout victory over Northwest Oklahoma State, the same team the Tigers

were runners-up to for the championship title in 1999; and

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown Tigers was the first team to win consecutive NAIA

titles since 1989 and only the fourth team in the history of the NAIA to appear in three

consecutive championship games; and

       WHEREAS, in addition to their championship appearances, the Georgetown Tigers

gained the Mid-South Conference championship title and made the NAIA playoffs in

1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001; and

       WHEREAS, the Georgetown Tigers has established a long and distinguished

tradition of football excellence of which all citizens of the Commonwealth can be proud;


Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of
       Section 1. The members of this body do hereby honor and applaud the members of

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the Georgetown College Football Team, both individually and collectively, for their

dedication and their many achievements both on and off the football field.

       Section 2.   The Senate proudly proclaims each member of the 2001 Georgetown

Football Team to be an outstanding citizen and exemplary representative of the


       Section 3.   When the Senate does adjourn this day, Friday, February 22, 2002, it

does so in honor of the Georgetown College Football Team.

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