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                                                                  H.R. No. 2146


R E S O L U T I O N
WHEREAS, The Texas Tech University men's and women's track teams set new standards for the school's track program with their performances at the 2005 Outdoor Big 12 Championships in Manhattan, Kansas; and WHEREAS, The men's team captured its first-ever Big 12 title, recording 149.5 points to earn the victory, while the women's team finished in third place with 95 points to set a new program high for conference competition; and WHEREAS, Under the able guidance of head coach Wes Kittley, the Red Raiders delivered a number of superlative individual performances as well as several outstanding team efforts, and each member of both the men's and women's teams made a valuable contribution to the teams' overall success; and WHEREAS, These exemplary student-athletes have brought great recognition to Texas Tech University, earning the respect and admiration of the university's students, faculty, and many fans; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 79th Texas Legislature hereby congratulate Coach Wes Kittley and the members of the Texas Tech University men's and women's track teams on their excellent performances at the 2005 Outdoor Big 12 Championships and extend best wishes to the many individuals who contributed to the teams' successful seasons. Hilderbran ______________________________ Speaker of the House I certify that H.R. No. 2146 was adopted by the House on May 26, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House