(WFSB) -- On Friday night, the UConn women are playing in their 13th straight Final Four.

The Huskies will play the Arizona Wildcats at 9:30 p.m.

In the audience on Friday night will be a very special fan, 8-year-old Daniela, who was diagnosed with Cooley’s Anemia.

The team surprised her with tickets to Friday night’s game.

Daniela is part of Team Impact, a non-profit that helps children facing serious illnesses by matching them with a college athletic team.

A few team members surprised Daniela on a Zoom call earlier this week with the news.

The Huskies often visit Daniela in the hospital during her transfusions and honor her at events on campus.

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