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Lady Bears to be honored by Governor Abbot

Posted at 10:06 PM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 23:06:07-04

AUSTIN, TX — The party continues for the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Champion, Baylor, as the Lady Bears head to the State Capitol in Austin Wednesday.

Fresh off a visit from Washington DC, the White House and President Donald J. Trump, players, coaches, staff and administrators will attend the State Capitol in Austin visiting with State Representative Charles “Doc” Anderson to kickoff the festivities at 8:45 a.m.

Then, there will be a reception in the Texas Speaker’s Lounge where Governor Greg Abbot, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen along with members of the Texas Legislature making appearances between 9-10 a.m.

The Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate will then host back-to-back recognitions, respectively, with 10 players and head Coach Mulkey getting recognition on the House Floor between 10-11 a.m.

The trip will cap with team pictures on the staircase outside the senate floor at 11:30 a.m. with several senators and representatives participating.