Heard in the White House
President George W. Bush
Photography: Associated Press
can remember when I was the governor of Texas, I used to work out
in the weight room. And I can remember the [University of] Texas
girls telling me, they said, 'Don't worry, governor, we'll be the
national champs.' They forgot about Coach [Sue] Enquist's team.
The UCLA Bruins are a great ladies' softball team. It's a tough
field, and they had great pitching — a very competitive team.
And I want to congratulate you all for being here. I asked if there
are any that are going to be on the Olympic team. I think three
or four hands went up who will be representing the United States
in Olympic softball. I pity the teams they play."
George W. Bush, honoring the UCLA softball team for its 2003 NCAA
title during Spring Sports Championship Day, November 17.