5-year-old joins Syracuse University Women's Lacrosse

5-year-old to have special Draft Day for SU Women's Lacrosse team (file photo from Feb. 2018).

A five-year-old will sign her Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Syracuse University on Friday.

Madelaine Hertwick from Liverpool comes to SU from Team Impact, a Boston based non-profit that connects children facing serious and chronic illnesses with local college athletic teams, forming life-long bonds and life-changing outcomes.

Madelaine was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy in 2016.

For Madelaine's Draft Day she will have an official news conference, sign her Letter of Intent and we will hear from Head Coach Gary Gait and Student Athlete Julie Cross.

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