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Men's Lacrosse Drafts Jeshua "J.J." Lopez from Team IMPACT

Photo by Mary Welker
Photo by Mary Welker

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - On Friday, March 1, the top-ranked Wesleyan University men's lacrosse team introduced its newest member of the team as the Cardinals drafted Team IMPACT member Jeshua "J.J" Lopez from Meriden, Conn.

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J.J., a huge sports fan, is eight years old and lives with common variable immune deficiency (CVID), an incurable immune disorder that leaves patients susceptible to illness and infection. He signed his national letter of intent at a press conference held in the lobby of Belichick Plaza on Friday. Click HERE to read the full Hartford Courant story.

Two days later, with J.J. on the roster, Weseyan won its first game of the 2019 season as the Cardinals defeated Williams, 14-12.