H.Res.991 - Commending the University of Virginia men's soccer team for winning the 2009 Division I NCAA National Championship.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Text: H.Res.991 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Engrossed in House (01/19/2010)
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 991 Engrossed in House (EH)] H. Res. 991 In the House of Representatives, U. S., January 19, 2010. Whereas the University of Virginia men's soccer team won the 2009 Division I national championship, defeating the University of Akron at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina, on December 13, 2009; Whereas the University of Virginia played through 2 sudden-death overtimes and a penalty-kick shootout to defeat the University of Akron; Whereas goaltenders Diego Restrepo from the University of Virginia and David Meves from the University of Akron held both teams scoreless through regulation and overtime; Whereas Sean Hiller scored the game-winning goal in the penalty kick shootout; Whereas goalkeeper Diego Restrepo made 3 saves in regulation, 1 save in the penalty kick shootout, and was named defensive most valuable player of the College Cup; Whereas midfielder Jonathan Villanueva earned recognition as offensive most valuable player of the College Cup; and Whereas head coach George Gelnovatch led the University of Virginia to its sixth national championship and first since 1994: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates the University of Virginia men's soccer team for winning the 2009 Division I NCAA National Championship. Attest: Clerk.