Congratulating the Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse Team on their winning title

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Onondaga Community College
Men's Lacrosse Team and Coach Chuck Wilbur upon the occasion of winning
their fifth straight NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Title

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
through strenuous practice, teamwork, and a dedicated coaching staff;
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those young people within the State of New York who, achiev-
ing outstanding success in athletic competition, have inspired and
brought pride to their college; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS, The Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse Team became the
NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Champions with a 15-11 victory over Nassau Communi-
ty College in the championship game; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Chuck Wilbur and Assistant Coaches Mike
Villano, Joe Villano, Chris Brim, Vinnie Alexander, Brian Griffin, and
Nick Gatto as skilled and inspirational leaders, respected for their
ability to develop potential into excellence; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the season, the team members were loyally and
enthusiastically supported by family, fans, friends and the community at
large; and
WHEREAS, The Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse Team rallied
behind one another in establishing a brotherhood of athletic ability,
good sportsmanship, honor and scholarship, demonstrating that these team
players are second to none; and
WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members have proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their school; and
WHEREAS, Participation in athletic competition instills the values of
teamwork, pride and accomplishment, and Coach Chuck Wilbur and these
outstanding athletes have clearly made a contribution to the spirit of
excellence which is a tradition of their school; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse Team; its
members: Kevin Harris, Wayne Hill, DJ Mauro, Conor Sudaby, Ryan
Schwartz, Mike Utz, Dillon Brown, Quinn Powless, Rodd Squire, Brett
Williams, Tim Barber, Niko Manning, Logan Thomas, Seth Oakes, Lincoln
Liesemeyer, Ky Tarbell, Ryan Vella, Clayton Flickenscher, Kyle Clarkson,
Chris Daley, Nick Susko, James Maxwell, Matt Sammarco, Zach Sealy, Mike
Chambers, Warren Hill, Vaughn Harris, Tyler Kopen, Kevin Chapman, Noah
Ellis, Jordan Saunderson, Dylan Lyons, Jake Weddell, Tom Rosaschi,
Dalton Wenzel, Ross Maxam, Ken Burkus, Nick Dirado, Logan Tousaw, Danny
Glesener, Randy Johnson, Riley Quinlan, Randy Staats, Kevin Klaiber,
Chase Harrington, Courtland Black-Araujo and Shelton Van Every, on their
outstanding season and overall team record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Onondaga Community College Men's Lacrosse Team and to the
aforementioned coaches.


  • 11 / Jun / 2013
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
  • 13 / Jun / 2013

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