[Congressional Record Volume 169, Number 63 (Monday, April 17, 2023)]
[Page H1732]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]


  (Mrs. MILLER-MEEKS asked and was given permission to address the 
House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.)
  Mrs. MILLER-MEEKS. Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate 
Caitlin Clark of the Iowa Hawkeyes women's basketball team for winning 
the 2023 Naismith National Player of the Year award, the AP Player of 
the Year award, the Wooden Award National Player of the Year, and the 
Honda Sport Award for Basketball.
  Caitlin is a native of West Des Moines, Iowa, and attended Dowling 
Catholic before taking her career to the next level with the University 
of Iowa Hawkeyes. Her exceptional play this season captivated audiences 
far beyond the Hawkeye State.
  As a junior, Caitlin averaged 27.3 points and led the Nation with 
five triple-doubles, including a 41-point, 12-assist, 10-rebound effort 
in Iowa's NCAA tournament win over Louisville to advance to the Final 
  The ESPN telecast of the Hawkeyes' win over Louisville averaged more 
viewers than any NBA telecast on ESPN this season as Clark became the 
first player in the NCAA tournament history to record a 40-point 

  In a recent interview, she said: ``I want my legacy to be the impact 
that I can have on young kids and the people in the State of Iowa, and 
I hope I brought them a lot of joy this season.''
  Madam Speaker, Caitlin is most certainly a joy and an inspiration to 
all Iowans and numerous Americans.
  We can't wait to continue watching Caitlin on the court and wish her 
the best of luck in the future.
  Go Hawks.
  Madam Speaker, I wish a very happy birthday to my nephews, Matthew 
and Joseph Martina.