Scary second in the course of the LSU girls’s hoops staff’s go to to the White Home on Friday — freshman ahead Sa’Myah Smith handed out throughout President Joe Biden‘s speech … however fortunately, head coach Kim Mulkey says she’s doing okay.
The incident occurred simply minutes in the past … when Biden was on the podium honoring the Tigers’ historic NCAA title win over the Iowa Hawkeyes in April.
The White Home’s stream of the ceremony confirmed a number of gamers all of a sudden look towards the center of the group as Biden spoke .. and seconds later, staffers rushed onto the stage.
The stream was shortly minimize off, however the audio was nonetheless working … and you’ll hear Biden say, “People, it is okay.”
After a quick delay, the stream was reside once more … and Coach Kim Mulkey offered an replace on Sa’Myah’s standing.
“For these of you who’re involved, Sa’Myah is ok. I will guarantee you of that,” Mulkey mentioned on the podium.
“She’s form of, proper now, embarrassed. She does not need to depart. She desires to face with us, however she must be checked out.”
After every thing calmed down, LSU star Angel Reese handed Biden and the First Woman customized Tigers jerseys … and even gave Jill Biden a hug.
It was an attention-grabbing second for Reese and Jill. Keep in mind, Reese was initially hesitant about going to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave after FLOTUS confirmed curiosity in inviting Iowa as effectively.
Reese later modified her thoughts … and mentioned she was excited to go together with Coach Mulkey, Flau’Jae Johnson and her teammates.
The truth is, Reese, Flau’jae and Mulkey pulled up with some iced-out watches … and confirmed ’em off whereas contained in the White Home.
Congrats once more to the Tigers … and really feel higher, Sa’Myah.