Florida Senate - 2019                            (NP)    SR 1838
       By Senator Farmer
       34-03647-19                                           20191838__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution honoring the Florida State University
    3         soccer team for winning the 2018 National Collegiate
    4         Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Championship.
    6         WHEREAS, the Florida State University soccer team, led by
    7  Head Coach Mark Krikorian, won the 2018 National Collegiate
    8  Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Championship, the second
    9  time in the school history that the team won this title, and
   10         WHEREAS, on their way to the title, the Seminoles defeated
   11  seven teams that accounted for 31 of the 35 all-time NCAA
   12  Women’s Soccer Championships, including each of the last three
   13  national champions, and
   14         WHEREAS, under the outstanding coaching of Coach Krikorian,
   15  the Seminoles allowed just 13 goals through their 27 games and
   16  posted 16 shutouts in the season, and
   17         WHEREAS, the Seminoles were highly recognized at the
   18  TopDrawerSoccer Postseason Awards, with Yujie Zhao named
   19  National Freshman of the Year and Coach Krikorian named National
   20  Coach of the Year, and
   21         WHEREAS, other Seminoles who also earned national accolades
   22  include Brooke Bollinger, Freshman Best XI Second Team; Deyna
   23  Castellanos, Best XI Third Team; Jaelin Howell, Freshman Best XI
   24  First Team; and Natalia Kuikka, Best XI Second Team, and
   25         WHEREAS, the Seminoles placed six members on the College
   26  Cup All-Tournament Team, including Dallas Dorosy, who was named
   27  Most Outstanding Player on Offense, and Jaelin Howell, who was
   28  named Most Outstanding Player on Defense, and
   29         WHEREAS, Gabby Carle won the NCAA Elite 90 Award, which
   30  recognizes the student-athlete with the highest grade point
   31  average at the College Cup, NOW, THEREFORE,
   33  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   35         That the Florida State University soccer team is
   36  congratulated for winning the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic
   37  Association Women’s Soccer Championship.
   38         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be
   39  presented to the President of Florida State University, John
   40  Thrasher; Interim Athletics Director, David Coburn; Head Soccer
   41  Coach, Mark Krikorian; and each assistant coach and member of
   42  the Florida State University soccer team as a tangible token of
   43  the sentiments expressed herein.