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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
February 9, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Jorgensen, A. Ott, Ballweg,
Considine, Danou, Hebl, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Kahl,
Kerkman, Kessler, Kolste, Milroy, Murphy, Ohnstad, Ripp, Shankland,
Spiros, Spreitzer, Thiesfeldt, Tranel, Vorpagel, Vos, Wachs, Zepnick,
Heaton and Subeck, cosponsored by Senators Ringhand, Erpenbach,
Harsdorf, Marklein, Nass, Olsen, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch. Referred
to Committee on Rules.
AJR10,1,3 1Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team
2for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Football
3National Championship title.
AJR10,1,84 Whereas, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks football team
5achieved its second consecutive perfect season in 2014, winning all 15 of its games,
6extending its current winning streak to 32 games, and defeating Mount Union 43-34
7in the Stagg Bowl to earn the NCAA Division III Football National Championship
8title; and
AJR10,1,119 Whereas, this is the sixth time in eight years that the football team has won the
10NCAA Division III title and the ninth time in ten years that the team has won the
11Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title; and
AJR10,1,1512 Whereas, the team has been led by a dedicated and talented coaching staff, led
13by American Football Coaches Association Division III National Coach of the Year
14Lance Leipold and Defensive Coach Kevin Bullis, who has since taken over the
15position of Head Coach after the recent departure of Coach Leipold; and
1Whereas, the team has also benefited from many experienced student athletes,
2including senior quarterback Matt Behrendt, who was named WIAC Offensive
3Player of the Year and Stagg Bowl XLII Most Valuable Player, senior wide receiver
4Jake Kumerow, who was selected as National Offensive Player of the
5Year, and senior defensive back Brady Grayvold, who earned first team All-America
6accolades from three different organizations; and
AJR10,2,97 Whereas, the team has brought honor and positive attention to the University
8of Wisconsin-Whitewater and pride to its community and state as a whole; now,
9therefore, be it
AJR10,2,14 10Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the members of the
11Wisconsin legislature commend the Warhawks, their coaching staff, and their
12student athletes on winning the 2014 National Collegiate Athletic Association
13Division III Football National Championship title and wish them great success in all
14future endeavors
AJR10,2,1515 (End)