Eye of the Hurricane

February 8, 2011

We have a Leader for ACC Baseball Coach of the Year…

Filed under: Uncategorized — eadeutsch @ 12:26 pm
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From the Associated Press:

Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter has donated a kidney to a freshman player who suffers from a disease that can lead to kidney failure. School officials said Tuesday that both Walter and outfielder Kevin Jordan were recovering in an Atlanta hospital one day after the transplant was performed. Jordan was diagnosed last April with ANCA vasculitis, a type of autoimmune swelling disorder caused by abnormal antibodies. When those abnormalities show up in the kidneys, they cause blood and protein to leak into the urine and result in kidney failure. Walter was tested in December to see if he would be a match, and learned Jan. 28 during the team’s first

Kevin Jordan

practice that he was.


Unbelievable stuff.

The Wake baseball motto for the upcoming season is–no joke–“What are you willing to sacrifice to help make this team better?”

Coach Walter has set the bar for his team and for coaches around the nation, and should be applauded for his actions.

1 Comment »

  1. Wow! That is impressive. Thanks for sharing!

    Comment by ProfK — February 8, 2011 @ 12:37 pm | Reply

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