Southern Connecticut Baseball Team Welcomes Newest Member Through Team IMPACT

Southern Connecticut Baseball Team Welcomes Newest Member Through Team IMPACT


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2012

Courtesy of Southern Connecticut Athletics Communications

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Head coach Tim Shea and the Southern Connecticut State University baseball team is happy to welcome Matt Pitino to the squad through Team IMPACT.

10-year-old Matt and his family were introduced to the baseball team on Monday at Moore Field House, where Matt was given his own jersey and team hat.  Matt and his family will be invited to team events throughout the academic year and will be an important part of the So. Connecticut baseball team.

Team IMPACT is a New England-based non-profit organization serving children who are facing life-threatening diseases by creating unparalleled team-based support systems. Core to its model is leveraging the power of teamwork by matching up these courageous kids with college athletic teams. In working with Team IMPACT, So. Connecticut joins other Northeast-10 Conference programs that have drafted other children through Team IMPACT. For more information, visit www.goteamimpact.org.