Wildcats Draft Sam Horcherthe Northwestern university baseball program partners with team impact to welcome Sam to the club
Team Impact's mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.
Sam, 13, has battled a rare vascular condition throughout his life.
He loves the game of baseball and is a big fan of Northwestern Athletics
Sam was connected with the Wildcats' baseball program through Team Impact last fall. He has gotten to know the players by spending time with them at events like Northwestern basketball games and fall baseball practices
On Sunday, Jan. 15, head coach Spencer Allen held a press conference to welcome Sam on to become a member of the team
Head coach Spencer Allen and the newest member of the Wildcats
Sam, his parents and coach Allen
Coach Allen and the team surprised Sam with his own locker