One of the coolest things about winning a major American sports championship is getting to go to the White House and meet the President of the United States. The Connecticut men's and women's basketball team got to do that yesterday, marking the second time that both teams met the President in the same year.
While it was probably a cool event that none of the athletes in attendance will ever forget, there was one slightly embarrassing moment for UConn women's star Stefanie Dolson. The All-American center lost her balance and fell off the stage while Barack Obama was shaking hands with her head coach, Geno Auriemma.
Good on Dolson for playing it cool and taking the situation in stride, as she laughed it off with Obama and gave the crowd a curtsey before stepping back up onto the stage.