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Stage Fright: UConn Star Slips During White House Photo Op

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U.S. President Barack Obama hugs UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma as team star Stefanie Dolson falls off the stage in the background during a ceremony honoring the NCAA basketball champion University of Connecticut Huskies men's and women's basketball teams in the East Room of the White House in Washington, June 9, 2014.JIM BOURG / Reuters

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President Obama welcomed the UConn Huskies men's and women's basketball teams to the White House to celebrate their 2014 NCAA Championships wins on Monday.

During the ceremony, player Stefanie Dolson - who posted an Instagram video about how excited she was to be at the White House - slipped off the riser. The women's star who played center in the championship game quickly recovered her balance and shared a laugh with the president and her teammates, even curtsying for the audience after her slip.

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Stefanie Dolson of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team shares a laugh with U.S. President Barack Obama after she slipped off the riser during an East Room event at the White House June 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong / Getty Images

Dolson maintained a sense of humor after the event, tweeting about her "mishap."

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