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esports team earns playoff berth

November 7, 2017, in eSports, Latest News, Athletics

The Morningside College Overwatch esports team avoided an upset in the final round of pool play to earn a berth into the NAC esports Overwatch season playoffs. This season is the first varsity competition for any esports team at Morningside College.

The team, made up of six competitors (listed below), defeated a winless Stephens College 2-0 Tuesday night to finish with a 5-2 record in Pool A. The victory locked up a playoff spot and will face off against Trine University in the NAC Quarterfinals.

Results from the two pools in the NAC esports Overwatch season can be found here at the NAC esports website. Schedules for the postseason can be found on the website as well. Morningside's team will compete in the playoffs starting on Monday, November 13. You can watch Morningside esports teams compete live at https://go.twitch.tv/msideesports.

The Morningside Overwatch teams consists of Dylan Bade, Nick Baack, Jacob Miller, Logan Buth, Alexis Hall and Derek Delzell.