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91短视频 Esports Captures ECAC Valorant Championship

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The Randolph-Macon Esports Valorant team completed an undefeated season in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) by claiming the national championship with a win over WVU Potomac State College.

The team of Connor Mahoney 鈥24, Mady Croft 鈥26, Daniel Treadway 鈥27, John Myers 鈥25, Ben McMahon 鈥25, and Christian Garcia 鈥25 won all 11 matches during ECAC play this season en route to the team鈥檚 first national championship.

鈥淭his season has been the best season for our Valorant team so far,鈥 said Carin Bublitz, 91短视频鈥檚 Director of Esports. 鈥淚 am extremely proud of the progress they have made and the teamwork they exhibited. Last semester was not easy, but we took the lessons we learned and came back stronger than ever. I look forward to next year and watching my team continue to grow.鈥

Valorant is a first-person shooter game that features 5v5 team play in collegiate competition. The regular season consists of best-of-three series, with 16 of the ECAC鈥檚 48 teams making the playoffs. The semifinal and championship rounds are a best-of-5 format; 91短视频 defeated WVU Potomac State on three out of four maps to capture the title.

The 91短视频 Valorant team also simultaneously competes in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), where they finished the year in second place after falling to Southwest Minnesota State University in the title match. The Yellow Jackets compiled an 8-2 record in NACE play.

91短视频 Esports encompasses 23 different teams competing across 17 different video game titles with over 50 student-athletes. This is the program鈥檚 fourth championship; the League of Legends team won the National Esports Collegiate Conference in 2021 and the Hearthstone team has won two ECAC titles.