Minnesota Lynx Attend Celebration Breakfast at Governor’s Residence
St Paul (KROC AM News) - The 2017 WBNA championship trophy made an appearance at the Governor’s Residence Friday.
The Minnesota Lynx won the trophy Wednesday night. The team was honored with a parade in Minneapolis Thursday and a victory rally at Williams Arena, where the championship game was played.
The team was invited to the official governor’s residence Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov.Tina Smith to attend a breakfast celebration reception.
“The Minnesota Lynx are a phenomenal team, with the best Regular Season record in the WNBA, followed by winning their fourth WNBA Championship,” said Dayton. “They won a thrilling final game on Wednesday night with their exceptional talent, teamwork, and tenacity. All of Minnesota should be very proud of these World Champions.”
Dayton also honored the team by proclaiming Friday as “Minnesota Lynx Day.”
“The Minnesota Lynx are one of the most successful sports teams in Minnesota history, and this championship season has been phenomenal,” said “Watching the Lynx play Williams Arena has been an unbelievable amount of fun. Minnesotans love them, and young women athletes are inspired by them.”
To see an album of photos from the breakfast reception, click here.