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RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE WINTHROP EAGLES BASKETBALL TEAM ON THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SEASON IN THE HISTORY OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

WHEREAS, the Winthrop Eagles men’s basketball team completed their season with a 21-7 record and, by virtue of winning the 1999 Big South Conference Tournament Championship, went on to a first-time berth in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s annual tournament of the nation’s top 64 teams; and

WHEREAS, under the leadership of Coach Gregg Marshall and the entire coaching staff, the Eagles consistently displayed an exemplary level of teamwork, determination and sportsmanship that accurately reflects the Winthrop spirit; and

WHEREAS, the achievements of the Eagles reflect the University’s commitment to national caliber standards and pervasive excellence in all programs across the University; and

WHEREAS, the recognition, acclaim and national exposure that have accrued to Winthrop as a result of the Eagles’ participation in the national NCAA tournament will benefit the entire University;

THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Executive Committee commends the Winthrop Eagles Basketball Team for its most successful season in the history of intercollegiate athletics at Winthrop University.

April 16, 1999

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