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House Proceeding on Jul 27th, 2009 :: 1:34:40 to 1:38:35
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Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:34:36 to 1:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: ncaa division i college world series national champions. i ask my colleagues to support the resolution. time. go, tigers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from arizona. mr. grijalva: mr. speaker, i continue to reserve. would inquire of my colleague, mr. cassidy, if he has any additional speakers.

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:34:40 to 1:38:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Jr.Boustany

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:34:58 to 1:35:19( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: mr. cassidy: i do. i yield to my colleague, dr. boustany. the speaker pro temp gentleman from louisiana, mr. boustany, is recognized. mr. boustany: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today in support of house resolution 616, congratulating the louisiana state university baseball team for winning the 2009 national collegiate

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:35:20 to 1:35:41( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: athletic association division i baseball national championship. i want to thank my friend, congressman bill cassidy, for sponsoring this resolution and for yielding time to me as well. and i also want to thank the education and labor committee for bringing it to the floor. on june 24, the l.s.u. tigers defeated the top seeded university of texas longhorns

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:35:42 to 1:36:02( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: 11-4 in the third and final game of the college world series to achieve their sixth national championship in baseball. in only his third year as head coach, paul led the tigers back into the national spotlight. the series was sealed by an amazing performance from jere

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:36:03 to 1:36:24( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: red mitch -- jared mitchell the series and first round pick in the 2009 bleeg baseball draft. -- major league baseball draft. pitcher chad jones became the first two athletes to win both a college world series and a b.c.s. football national championship. mr. speaker, i'm especially proud of two players f

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:36:25 to 1:36:45( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: district, first of all my cousin, mikey. he lost his dad when he was about 6 years old and his dad was also a very well-known college athlete at l.s.u. mikey'surned out to be a great young man. he was s.e.c. all freshman outfielder. he's from my hometown.

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:36:46 to 1:37:10( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: and also want to spencer matthews from lake charles, also in my district. this season mikey gave an excellent performce in the outfield. in addition to batting .450 with 13 home runs, 45 r.b.i.'s, 25 stolen bases, and multiple clutch hits, most notably in game one of the championship

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:37:11 to 1:37:31( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: series, spencer represented the thomasville in the coastal plain league all-star game. a wooden bat summer league for college players in wilmington, north carolina. he pitched a scoreless fifth inning in the game, hits and striking out two batters. both student athletes are tremendous athletes to the team

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:37:32 to 1:37:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: and southwe louisiana. mr. speaker, we must not forget that foremost these student athletes perform just as hard in the classroom as they do on the baseball field. i'm proud to announce that 11 members of this national championship team were placed on the 2009 southeastern conference spring academic honor roll.

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:37:55 to 1:38:15( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: each student at-let -- athlete must have at least a 3.80 grade point average to be recognized. this championship is very special to the louisiana state university system and my great state of louisiana. it's my honor to recognize coach paul and the baseball team for all its accomplishments this season and for bringing home the college

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

1:38:16 to 1:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: world series title. i also want to commend the families of these players, coaches, and support staff, and the very loyal, very vocal l.s.u. baseball teams -- baseball fans that he come to recognize omaha as a home away from home. go, tigers. i now ask my colleagues to

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