May 27, 2005

Good Morning:

What a year it's been for Green Wave athletics. Our men's and women's tennis teams, our women's swimming and diving team and our women's golf team were all Conference USA champions. Our men's tennis doubles team continues to advance in the NCAA tournament today after defeating the No. 7 ranked team in the nation. Plus, seven members of the Green Wave women's track and field team will compete this weekend at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in Indiana.

And what can I say about our No. 1 ranked baseball team? As I found out on a recent visit, this is a team of great athletes who excel in the classroom as well. You can see this for yourself by viewing the short, 90-second "Field of Dreams" movie at

I think you will be as impressed as I was by these scholar-athletes as they make their way to a championship season.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend,


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