WASHINGTON, D.C. - The University of North Carolina's 2012 NCAA champion women's soccer team was welcomed to the White House on Monday, March 10, as President Barack Obama hosted the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Champions at an event on the South Lawn.
The President welcomed student athletes from schools across the country to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom and on the playing field.
Coach Anson Dorrance's soccer team, which won its 21st NCAA championship in 2012 and its 22nd national collegiate title overall, will be joined at the White House by another Tar Heel team from that calendar year - the UNC women's lacrosse team which captured its title in spring 2013.
UNC defeated Penn State 4-1 in San Diego, Calif. in December 2012.
The event was open to the press and was streamed live on www.whitehouse.gov/live.
The following teams are expected to attend this event:
Duke University: Men's Lacrosse
Indiana University: Men's Soccer
Oklahoma State University: Men's Cross Country
Princeton University: Fencing
Princeton University: Field Hockey
Stanford University: Women's Tennis
University of Alabama: Men's Golf
University of California, Irvine: Men's Volleyball
University of Colorado, Boulder: Men's Cross Country
University of Kansas: Women's Outdoor Track and Field
University of Minnesota: Women's Hockey
University of North Carolina: Women's Lacrosse
University of North Carolina: Women's Soccer
University of Oklahoma: Softball
University of Southern California: Men's Water Polo
University of Southern California: Women's Water Polo
University of Virginia: Men's Tennis
West Virginia University: Rifle
Yale University: Men's Hockey
WHAT: The President will host the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Champions at the White House.
WHEN: Monday, March 10, 2014 in the afternoon.
WHERE: South Lawn of the White House.