The national champion UConn Women’s Basketball team met with President Barack Obama at the White House on May 17. The President called them 'the best team in all of sports' last year. The team was accompanied by University President Michael Hogan, front right, and Board of Trustees chairman Lawrence McHugh, second row right. Photos by Stephen Slade
President Obama speaks with Head Coach Geno Auriemma, front left.
Maya Moore and Tina Charles present an autographed basketball to President Obama.
Team members present President Obama with a personalized #1 UConn jersey.
Maya Moore and Tina Charles share a joke with President Obama.
From left, Jacquie Fernandes, Kaili McLaren, Kelly Faris, and Tiffany Hayes in front of a portrait of President Bill Clinton at the White House.
From left, Kelly Faris, Heather Buck, Caroline Doty, Maya Moore, Tiffany Hayes, and Lorin Dixon under a portrait of President Abraham Lincoln.