SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 9
(By Senators Wills, Miller, Browning, Unger, Kessler (Mr. President), Foster, Beach, Plymale and Fanning)
Congratulating the Concord University Mountain Lions baseball team for winning the 2011 WVIAC Championship.
Whereas, Concord’s Mountain Lions baseball team, after a slow start in the 2011 season, caught fire and reeled off eight wins in their last eleven regular season games, qualifying for the WVIAC Tournament as the fourth and final seed in the Southern Division; and
Whereas, The Mountain Lions continued to gather speed and, once in the tournament, could not be stopped, laying claim to the Championship title for the fourth time, following championship seasons in 1954, 1961 and 2001; and
Whereas, The Mountain Lions were competitive in post-season play, winning one game, and had several Concord players earn post-season honors or recognition; and
Whereas, The Mountain Lions of Concord University, are coached by Andrew Wright, and include players David Allen, Zachary Atkins, Timothy Bancells, Randy Beard, Albert Blevins, Nathan Brown, Matthew Clark, Charles Cline, Zachary Cloxton, Joel Gattoni, Elisha Hill, Ian Humphrey, Jacob Mays, Timothy McKinney, Colton Mitchell, Keith Morrisroe, Dustin Nuckels, Brandon Proctor, James Riggleman, Raphael Sanchez, Devin Smith, Nicholas Sydnor, Nathan Watson, Ryan Weatherholtz, Wesley Webb, Joshua Wenger, Justin Willard, and William Zuspan; and
Whereas, The Mountain Lions displayed their strong will and determination for an entire season and are a shining example of what can be accomplished through teamwork, dedication, and commitment; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby congratulates the Concord University Mountain Lions baseball team for winning the 2011 WVIAC Championship; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the coach and each member of the Concord University Mountain Lions baseball team.