2017 Senate Resolution 6
Relating to: honoring the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women's basketball team.
Whereas, the Green Bay Phoenix women's basketball team captured its 16th tournament championship in the last 21 seasons by defeating Wright State 62-44 in the championship game of the Horizon League Championship; and
Whereas, the 29 wins by the Phoenix are the most wins since the 2012-13 season and the third time under Head Coach Kevin Borseth that the team has won 29 games or more in a season; and
Whereas, senior Jessica Lindstrom was named to the All-Horizon League First Team, All-Defensive Team, and All-Academic Team and finished with an average of 15.3 points and 10.4 rebounds per game, making her the only player to average a double-double in the entire league; and
Whereas, senior Allie LeClaire was named to the All-Horizon League Second Team and was the Horizon League Tournament MVP, redshirt junior Jen Wellnitz was awarded Defensive Player of the Year, and Karly Murphy earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team; and
Whereas, Green Bay also won its 20th-consecutive regular-season conference championship and will be appearing in its 18th NCAA tournament; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the
senate, That the members of the Wisconsin Senate hereby commend and congratulate the Green Bay Phoenix women's basketball team on another very successful regular season and wish them the best of luck in the NCAA tournament; and, be it further
Resolved, That the senate chief clerk shall provide copies of this resolution to Head Coach Kevin Borseth, his staff, each member of the team, and Athletic Director Charles Guthrie.