Cortez Masto and Rosen Announce Resolution Recognizing Las Vegas Aces for First National Championship

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September 23, 2022

washington d.c. – U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) sponsored a resolution in the United States Senate recognizing the historic victory of the Las Vegas Aces women’s basketball team at the the WNBA Finals on Sunday, September 18.e2022.

“The Las Vegas Aces made our state proud this Sunday and throughout the season,” said Senator Cortez Masto“As the Nevadans cheered them on every game, the players showed everyone the power of dedication, teamwork and talent. I look forward to following their many future successes.

“The Aces made Las Vegas a city of champions with their historic win,” said Senator Rosen. “This incredible team inspired us all in bringing Nevada’s first-ever major league professional sports championship to our state. The Las Vegas Aces women have made us all proud and we look forward to future victories.

The victory marks the first major league professional sports championship in the history of the City of Las Vegas and the State of Nevada. The historic win was led by Aces head coach Becky Hammon, the first former WNBA player to coach a championship team and the first female coach in WNBA history to win a title in her first season. of training. The resolution highlights Aces players A’ja Wilson, who was the WNBA League MVP, and Chelsea Gray, who was the WNBA Finals MVP.

Find a copy of the resolution HERE.

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