Congratulatory Speech to Indiana University Men’s Soccerby Representative Todd C. Young
Posted on 2013-02-05
in the house of representatives
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Mr. YOUNG of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of Indiana
University's Men's Soccer Team.
I want to congratulate the team, Indiana University, and the greatest college soccer fans in the country--whom we in Indiana affectionately call the Hoosier Army--on their 8th NCAA National Championship. As a resident of Bloomington, the home of IU, I am particularly proud of IU Soccer's achievements this year. They have worked very hard, and merits respect and celebration.
Accomplishments such as this are achieved through diligence and commitment. This being their 8th National Championship, IU's Soccer Program has proven its commitment to creating a strong and enduring tradition of excellence. This win shows that the team benefits now, as in past decades, from exemplary leadership both on and off the field. I commend Coach Todd Yeagley, and the rest of the coaching staff, for instilling confidence in their Hoosier Squad, and for driving them to victory this season.
IU's championship squad also serves as an inspiration to many members of the community of Bloomington, and to Hoosiers across Southern Indiana. Collectively, the student-athletes have shown us what can be achieved through teamwork and perseverance. I commend them on their National Championship, and I salute them for their example. Finally, I join members of the Hoosier Army, and other rank-and-file Hoosiers, in looking forward to many more thrilling seasons in the coming years. Go Hoosiers!