The SXU football team was honored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago City Council for winning the 2011 NAIA National Championship on Feb. 15 at Chicago City Hall. President Christine M. Wiseman, J.D., Head Coach Mike Feminis, Assistant Coach John D’Ambrosio and several members of the team posed for photos with Mayor Emanuel and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea. Ald. O’Shea also read a proclamation commending the team during the City Council Meeting later that day.
The Cougars recently were honored by Gov. Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly at the Illinois State Capitol, and by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Board of Commissioners at the Cook County Building.