ADOPTED - APRIL 12, 2005
Agenda Item No. 8
Introduced by Commissioners Thomas, Hertel, and Grebner of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION HONORING THE 2005 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM
WHEREAS, the 2005 Michigan State University Women’s basketball team represented the MSU community with honor during its participation in the NCAA tournament, a culmination of a spectacular season that recorded a school-record 33 wins; and
WHEREAS, the MSU Women’s Basketball team is the most successful in history, earning its first-ever Big Ten Tournament Title and second Big Ten Conference Title; and
WHEREAS, the team tied an NCAA Final Four Tournament record by overcoming a 16-point deficit to win and advance to the national championship; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County is particularly proud of its native daughters, Lindsay Bowen of Dansville, Danielle Doneth of East Lansing, and Kristin Haynie of Mason, and their teammates Myisha Bannister, Courtney Davidson, Maggie Dwyer, Katrina Grantham, Laura Hall, Rene Haynes, Victoria Lucas-Perry, Darina Parker, Kelli Roehrig, Liz Shimek, Melanie Small, and Alisa Wulff; and
WHEREAS, at the center of Michigan State University=s elite basketball program are Coach Joanne P. McCallie and her coaching staff Anne Marie Gilbert, Al Brown, Semeka Randall and Candice Jackson who provide exceptional guidance to the players and spend countless hours developing and implementing defensive and offensive plays.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners congratulates the 2005 MSU Women’s Basketball Team, Coach Joanne P. McCallie and her coaching staff on their championship season, and wishes the team members good luck in their future endeavors.
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Marc Thomas Curtis Hertel, Jr. Mark Grebner