KUSA- This week a 7-year-old Aurora girl became the youngest player ever to sign with the Regis University Women's Lacrosse team.
Last April, Daisy Walsh was diagnosed with brain cancer. Since then, she's had surgery to remove a golf-ball sized tumor, went through six weeks of radiation and began chemotherapy.
On Monday, through a program called Team IMPACT, Daisy officially signed with the Regis University Women's Lacrosse Team.
Team IMPACT is a non-profit chartered to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening illnesses. The organization matches the children with college athletic teams throughout the U.S. to allow them to form bonds with players and escape their medical realities.
Regis University is the only school in the West participating in Team IMPACT. They are piloting the program for all schools in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Through the program, Daisy is a fully functioning member of the team and can join all practices and participate on the sidelines during all games. She will even have a dedicated locker.
Her participation will depend on her overall health, because she is still undergoing treatment.
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