Marietta College’s League of Legends team will compete in the Great Lakes E-sports Conference playoffs
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Marietta College’s League of Legends e-sports team will be competing in the Great Lakes E-sports Conference play-offs.
The team has something to prove going into the championships. They are competing against a team from Trine University - a team they previously lost to. Matt Williamson, the e-sports program coach, says the team has improved since and are confident going into this competition. Williamson also says a lot of credit for the improvement of the team goes to their League of Legends head coach and two stand out players - Kenny Nguyen and Kyler Wheeler.
“We have two - what we call - challenger-ranked players and they are within the top players in the country. Both of these players could very likely become professional when they’re done in the collegiate scene, " he said.
Williamson says the game is very strategy-based and team-oriented.
If you want to watch the competition, go to www.twitch.tv/mariettaesports around 1 p.m on October 31st.
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