#BlueHens in DC National Champion field hockey team visits the Nation's Capitol

It all started with a simple phone call.

Through A LOT of planning, the National Champions were HEADING to THE NATION'S CAPItol!

The day began by meeting with Delaware Senator Chris Coons
"I GREW UP IN NEWARK AND COULD DEFINITELY BE CONSIDERED A 'TOWNIE.' thank you For bringing national pride and honor IN being a blue hen."

Meeting with Delaware's first-ever female and african-ameRIcan congressperson - lisa blunt-rochester

"I’m just incredibly excited to meet all of you. I know what it feels like to really succeed at something you’ve worked so hard at. It's good to be first."

"the only person i follow on snapchat... dj khaled"

"I'm so proud to welcome my fellow blue hens to the U.s. capitol." - SENATOR TOM CARPER

Inauguration iN less than three weeks

The day wrapped with a trip to the naval observatory to visit with the VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Joe Biden

"I'm really so, so proud of you all. i appreciate you, thank you for coming down. I'm suppose to be in a national security meeting, but I told them that you guys are more important. My heart and my loyalty are with my alma mater, the University of Delaware."

congratulating taylor on getting the game-winning assist against unc

"IN THE BIDEN FAMILY, THE BEST ATHLETES ARE ALWAYS THE WOMEN, AND I'M NOT KIDDING."

"I'VE DEVOTED MY WHOLE CAREER TO MAKING SURE MY DAUGHTERS AND GRANDDAUGHTERS HAVE THE SAME OPPORTUNITIES THAT MY SONS AND GRANDSON HAVE. YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU WANT, ANYTHING AT ALL."

"I WAS SO DELIGHTED TO SEE YOU WIN AGAINST THE TEAMS YOU DID, IT GIVES ME BRAGGING RIGHTS AGAINST MY FELLOW POLITICIANS."
Who else gets an escort ON TO the bus from the Vice President?
THANK YOU, MR. VICE PRESIDENT, for YOUR CONTINUAL SUPPORT AND FOR inviting us to washington, d.c. and welcoming us into your home

Credits:

Mark Campbell, Maggie Hayon

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