|Jaguars Receive White House Invite|
|Augusta State Men's Golf team to be honored at reception on Sept. 13|
|Web Posted 8/16/10|
Ga.-- The Augusta State Menís Golf team, which captured the NCAA Division I National Championship on June 6, has been invited to visit the White House. That announcement came late Friday evening, Aug. 13, according to a release from the Office of the Press Secretary.
The Jaguars, who claimed the first national championship in school history when they defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Match Play Finals of the NCAA Championships, will be one of 33 teams to be recognized.
In a tradition started by President George W. Bush, NCAA Championship teams and student-athletes will be honored with a reception on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, Sept. 13 at 4:00 p.m.
Included among the teams invited to attend the September 13 event are: Augusta State University Menís Golf, Boston College Menís Ice Hockey, Duke University Menís Lacrosse, Fairleigh Dickinson University Womenís Bowling, Oklahoma State University Menís Cross Country, Pennsylvania State University Womenís Volleyball, Pennsylvania State University Menís & Womenís Fencing, Purdue University Womenís Golf, Stanford University Menís Volleyball, Stanford University Womenís Tennis, Texas A&M University, College Station Menís and Womenís Outdoor Track and Field, Texas Christian University Menís & Womenís Rifle, University of California, Los Angeles Softball, University of California Los Angeles Womenís Gymnastics, University of Denver Menís & Womenís Skiing, University of Florida Menís Indoor Track and Field, University of Florida Womenís Swimming and Diving, University of Iowa Wrestling, University of Maryland, College Park Womenís Lacrosse, University of Michigan Menís Gymnastics, University of Minnesota Duluth Womenís Ice Hockey, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Field Hockey, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Womenís Soccer, University of Oregon Womenís Indoor Track and Field, University of South Carolina Baseball, University of Southern California Menís Tennis, University of Southern California Menís Water Polo, University of Southern California Womenís Water Polo, University of Texas at Austin Menís Swimming and Diving, University of Virginia Menís Soccer, University of Virginia Womenís Rowing, Villanova University Womenís Cross Country and Villanova University Football.
White House officials also indicated more details, as they become available, will be released in the upcoming days and weeks.