March 4, 2013

Baseball, Team IMPACT Forge Award-Winning Relationship Sunday

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – As part of the Merrimack College Athletic Department's ongoing partnership with Team IMPACT, the Merrimack baseball team and its newest teammate, Johnny, worked together in a special event held this Sunday.

The Warriors and Johnny participated as a team in an event that helped raise awareness and benefits toward muscular dystrophy. Johnny's Warriors – the official team name – won the Spirit Award amidst the group of participants.

The baseball team is just one of a wide group of Merrimack Athletics teams that have forged unforgettable relationships with members of the Team IMPACT program.

Team IMPACT's mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses by establishing and expanding vibrant team-based support networks.

For more information on Team IMPACT, please consult the organization's official website and follow Team IMPACT on Twitter.

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