Readout of the President's Call with the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Coach Auriemma

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Coach Auriemma

Today, President Obama called University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma to congratulate him and the Huskies for winning the NCAA national championship. The President noted that under Coach Auriemma’s leadership, the Huskies have won ten national championship titles and have made the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball program a sports powerhouse. The President said he looks forward to welcoming the team back to the White House to celebrate their victory.