Flyers honor special fan during first NCAA game

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Fifteen-year-old Trevin Gray of Xenia was diagnosed with a rare connective tissue disorder known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome at the age of eight. He was honored Wednesday during the University of Dayton Flyer’s first NCAA tournament appearance.

Trevin has been “drafted” onto the Dayton men’s basketball team through his participation in the Team IMPACT.

Established in 2011 in Boston, Team IMPACTs mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of teams. Team IMPACT children are drafted on to local college athletic teams and, in effect, become official members of the team from “Draft Day” through to graduation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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