Stage Fright: UConn Star Slips During White House Photo Op
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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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.
Dolson maintained a sense of humor after the event, tweeting about her "mishap."
Earlier today at the White House!!!... Before the "mishap" on stage :) had so much fun meeting… http://t.co/etbAH6r6pL