Gophers women hockey among teams to be hosted by president today
March 10, 2014 — 8:46am
The University of Minnesota women's hockey team is among 20 NCAA championship teams that will be hosted at the White House today by President Obama.
The event is scheduled for 1 p.m.Twin Cities time and begins with a tour of the White House.
The Gophers women are the two-time defending NCAA champions and are the No. 1 seed in this year's tournament. Minnesota plays Boston University at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ridder Arena, with the winner going to the women's Frozen Four the following week in Connecticut.
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