Columbus – Today, Senate Minority Whip Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Senate Majority Floor Leader Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) presented the University of Toledo football team with a resolution honoring their 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship on the Senate floor.

“In the historic 100th year of UT’s football program, the Rockets brought home the MAC Championship,” said Senator Brown. “Their first-place finish is the measure of an outstanding collective effort by a gifted group of athletes and coaches. They have made Toledo and Ohio proud.”

In December of 2017, the UT football team won their first MAC Championship since 2004 by defeating the Akron Zips 45-28. The Rockets boasted a 7-1 conference record and finished the season 11-3 overall.

“I am pleased to join my friend Senator Edna Brown in paying tribute to the Toledo Rockets MAC Championship football team,” said Senator Gardner. “The Lucas County Senate delegation salutes the Rockets through our Senate resolution on a great season.”

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