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Lincoln University, PA
 

RESOLUTION 262
April 21, 2007


RECOGNITION OF THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY                        RES262_042107
INDOOR TRACK TEAM
 


WHEREAS, The Lincoln University men’s indoor track and field team, with a 1st place finish at the 2007 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship, again demonstrated the national caliber prowess of its track and field program; and
 
WHEREAS, The Lincoln University men have captured seven NCAA Division III outdoor championships (1985, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000 and 2005) and six indoor national championship titles (1990, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000 and 2007); and
 
WHEREAS, The Lincoln University women have won three NCAA Division III outdoor championships (1993, 1999 and 2000) and one indoor national title (1993); and
 
WHEREAS, NCAA Division III records are currently held by Lincoln University student-athletes in three championship events: and
 
WHEREAS, Lincoln men have 54 individual outdoor championships, which is the most in Division III history; and
 
WHEREAS, During the past 22 years Lincoln University student-athletes have captured 122 individual national titles in both indoor and outdoor championship competitions; and
 
WHEREAS; A Lincoln University female student-athlete, holds nine individual NCAA Division III championships - an NCAA record for all divisions, covering both indoor and outdoor track and field; and

WHEREAS, A Lincoln University male student-athlete participated in the 1992 and the 1996 Olympics games and also won the 1995 World Championship in the 800-meter run; and

WHEREAS, Head Coach Cyrus Jones has achieved significant milestones including named National Coach of the Year five times, served as honorary official during the 2002 Penn Relays and selected as one of the top 100 sports figures in the Philadelphia region of the past 100 years by the Philadelphia Tribune; therefore be it.
 
RESOLVED, That the Lincoln University Board of Trustees salutes the coaches, staff members and most importantly, the student–athletes of the men and women’s track and field teams whose efforts and achievements continue to advance the Lincoln legacy.


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