Shout Out to Waco’s own Baylor Lady Bears! In a remarkable and NCAA HISTORY making 40 game season Baylor became the first basketball team and only the 7th women’s team to EVER remain undefeated for an entire season! Kudos! With all the excitement came a surprising phone call from President Obama congratulating coach Kim Mulkey and the women of Baylor.
Read the Whitehouse Statement and Release below:
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release April 04, 2012
Readout of the President’s Call with Baylor University’s Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Mulkey
Today, President Obama called Coach Kim Mulkey to congratulate her and the Baylor University women’s basketball team on their historic 40-0 season and 2012 NCAA championship victory. The President told Coach Mulkey that her team was a great pick as he had the Lady Bears picked to win the championship from the beginning of the tournament. President Obama told Coach Mulkey that he looked forward to seeing her and the team at the White House later this year.