J1588

Congratulating Breanna Stewart upon the occasion of being named the NCAA's Most Outstanding Player in the 2013 Final Four Tournament

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating UConn Women's Basketball Player
Breanna Stewart upon the occasion of being named the NCAA's Most
Outstanding Player in the 2013 Final Four Tournament

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize those
outstanding individuals in the State of New York who consistently strive
for athletic and academic excellence through rigorous training and
mental and physical discipline; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late UConn Women's Basketball Player Breanna Stewart upon the occasion
of being named the NCAA's Most Outstanding Player in the 2013 Final Four
Tournament; and
WHEREAS, By scoring 23 points, capturing nine rebounds and providing
three assists, Breanna Stewart, a forward, led the UConn Huskies to a
93-60 victory over the Louisville Cardinals in the national championship
game of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament on April 10, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The special victory over the Louisville Cardinals secured the
University of Connecticut's eighth NCAA Title; and
WHEREAS, Breanna Stewart and the UConn Huskies advanced to the
national championship game after defeating Notre Dame 83-65 in the
national semi-final game; Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 29 points
with four blocks during the game; and
WHEREAS, Breanna Stewart was dominant in all five NCAA tournament
games by scoring a total of 104 points; and
WHEREAS, For her superior efforts, Breanna Stewart was named Most
Outstanding Player of the Women's Final Four, just the fourth freshman
in history, and the first since 1987, to earn the honor; and
WHEREAS, Breanna Stewart can now add the titles of 2013 Final Four
Most Outstanding Player, 2013 NCAA Champion, and 2013 NCAA Tournament
Bridgeport Regional Most Outstanding Player to her long list of achieve-
ments, which include being named Gatorade's 2011-2012 National High
School Player of the Year during her senior year at Cicero-North Syra-
cuse High School; and
WHEREAS, Breanna Stewart continues to make her team, family and
Central New York community proud by demonstrating outstanding athleti-
cism, exemplary leadership, and a strong drive to win; now, therefore,
be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate UConn Women's Basketball Player Breanna Stewart upon the
occasion of being named the NCAA's Most Outstanding Player in the 2013
Final Four Tournament; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Breanna Stewart.

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  • 01 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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