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WIAC National Champions; other athletics honors

BOARD OF REGENTS


Resolution:

Whereas, in the past decade, UW institutions in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference have captured 40 NCAA Division III championships and five National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Champions; and

Whereas, over the past six years, all 19 of the national championships that have been won by collegiate institutions (public and private in all NCAA divisions) in the State of Wisconsin have been won by WIAC institutions; and

Whereas, the WIAC is recognized as the premier Division III conference in the nation; and

Whereas, the 2001-2002 academic year has been a banner year for WIAC teams;

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved:

That the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents commends our student-athletes, coaches, staff and campus leaders at each of the nine WIAC institutions, and

That the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents particularly recognizes and honors the outstanding accomplishments of the following teams, their coaches and support staff during the past year:

  • The Women's Basketball team at UW-Stevens Point for winning the 2002 Division III championship;
  • The Men's Ice Hockey team at UW-Superior for winning the 2002 Division III championship and to Yellowjackets Coach Dan Stauber for being named the Division III national hockey coach of the year;
  • The Men's Indoor Track and Field team at UW-La Crosse for winning the 2002 Division III championship;
  • The Women's Gymnastics team at UW-La Crosse for winning the 2002 NCGA Division III championship; and
  • The Men's Cross Country team at UW-La Crosse for winning the 2001 Division III championship.

Congratulations to all!

04/05/02 II.4.a.