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

Yesterday afternoon, the President called Head Coach Geno Auriemma to congratulate him and the UConn Huskies on their eighth National Championship in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.  He commended the Huskies on an extraordinary season and run in the tournament.  The President also asked Coach Auriemma to relay his congratulations to Breanna Stewart, who was named most outstanding player of the Final Four.  The President said he looks forward to seeing the team at the White House to honor their victory.

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