Florida Senate - 2022                            (NP)    SR 1966
       By Senator Ausley
       3-02343A-22                                           20221966__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the Florida State University
    3         women’s soccer team and congratulating the team on
    4         capturing the 2021 NCAA Division 1 National
    5         Championship after a remarkable season.
    7         WHEREAS, the Florida State University women’s soccer team
    8  defeated Brigham Young University in a shootout to win the 2021
    9  NCAA Division 1 National Championship, and
   10         WHEREAS, goalkeeper Cristina Roque had two saves during
   11  penalty shots to help decide the championship, and
   12         WHEREAS, in that championship game, Florida State
   13  University held Brigham Young University, whose offense averaged
   14  3.5 goals per game, scoreless through 110 minutes of play, and
   15         WHEREAS, the Seminoles allowed just a single goal in the
   16  run of play throughout the NCAA tournament, and
   17         WHEREAS, the Florida State University women’s soccer team
   18  has appeared in 12 College Cups, including appearing in 8 of the
   19  last 11 years, and
   20         WHEREAS, the 2021 NCAA tournament is Florida State
   21  University’s 22nd consecutive tournament, and the Seminoles are
   22  one of only eight schools at the Division 1 level to post a
   23  streak of 20 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances, and
   24         WHEREAS, to date, Florida State University has a record of
   25  71-18-5 in the NCAA tournament, for a .782 winning percentage —
   26  the second-best of all time, and
   27         WHEREAS, the 2021 National Championship game appearance was
   28  Florida State’s third in the last 4 years, and fifth in the last
   29  9 years, and
   30         WHEREAS, Florida State University is one of just two
   31  schools to ever win three titles in an 8-year span, and
   32         WHEREAS, the Seminoles now have the second-most NCAA titles
   33  in the history of the sport, and
   34         WHEREAS, Head Coach Mark Krikorian is the fifth-winningest
   35  active college coach and has the second-highest winning
   36  percentage at .786, NOW, THEREFORE,
   38  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   40         That the Florida State University women’s soccer team is
   41  recognized and congratulated on capturing the 2021 NCAA Division
   42  1 National Championship after a remarkable season.
   43         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution, with
   44  the Seal of the Senate affixed, be presented to Florida State
   45  University President Richard McCullough, Ph.D., Director of
   46  Athletics Michael Alford, Head Coach Mark Krikorian, the
   47  coaching staff, and the members of the Florida State University
   48  Seminoles women’s soccer team as a tangible token of the
   49  sentiments of the Florida Senate.