November 17, 2022 at 3:00 am
Another achievement for St. Clair’s esports program was an invitation to the national finals.
The Saints League of Legends team has earned a chance to compete in the National Association of Collegiate Electronic Athletics (NACE) National Finals in Philadelphia.
St. Clair got there by finishing a perfect regular season and entering the national championship game as the No. 3 seed. They first eliminated Kansas in the quarterfinals and then reached the semifinals where they eliminated Florida Southern College. The score of each game is 2-0.
League of Legends head coach Yuri Custodio said he’s been watching this team come together all season.
“The growth of this team has been unbelievable. The hunger to win, drive to improve and relentless drive to ensure success has been unmatched,” Custodio said.
The Saints face top seed Marysville in the NACE Finals Dec. 3-4 in Philadelphia.
League of Legends is a multiplayer online arena game where teams of players engage in battle and control various characters.
For complete information on the St. Clair Saints esports team, see the program’s official webpage.