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Esports

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Overview

Saint Leo University Esports is a school-sponsored competitive team in League of Legends, Valorant, Overwatch, FIFA, Super Smash Brothers. APEX Legends, Fortnite, Rocket League, and Dragon Ball Z. The varsity and junior varsity teams compete with other local, regional, and national universities throughout the year.

Esports provides players with individual and team coaching, competition gear, and strong networking opportunities within the video game industry. Saint Leo University offers an Esports Arena, where students compete, broadcast, and watch their favorite Esports games. Esports also provides students with career building workshops that improve core competencies for employment opportunities.

Finally, the Esports program offers volunteer positions for all students. Over the years, students served as business managers, marketing coordinators, graphic designers, social media managers, production team members, and video content editors.

Currently building a team where you do not have to be a gamer to be apart of the Esports program as other opportunities such as business, marketing/social media, graphic designing, production, and video content editors are taught within the arena. The esports arena is looking to expand in 2022.

Esports Manager and Coach

Esports Manager, Bovey Zhang

Bovey Zhang, -Bo-V-

Bovey Zhang graduated with a Business Management Information System and Intelligence degree from Liberty University. He is the founding CEO of Flash Point Esports which was established in 2016. Flash Point Esports is the home to some of the most competitive players and teams across Esports. Prior to joining Saint Leo University, Bovey worked as the Esports Program Director at Cottey College. During this experience, Bovey developed a brand new Esports program. Bovey also worked as the Senior Operations Manager for Besiktas Esports where he was the forefront of building an Esports division from the ground up in their soccer stadium. Bovey’s core Esports goals for Saint Leo University Esports on four key areas: Competition, Creativity, Community and Career.

Esports Volunteer Consultant

Esports Volunteer Consultant, Dominique Santamaria

Dominique S. Santamaria, -Demi-

Dominque studied International Business at Cottey College and served as Esports Manager. She accumulated over 10+ years of experience in Esports and business development. In 2017, she started working for Flash Point Esports. While at Flash Point Esports, Dominique created marketing strategies, oversaw business development, engaged community members, hired staff, and planned. Dominique is now serving as an Esports Volunteer Consultant for Saint Leo Esports. Her daily tasks include producing new programming ideas, managing production efforts, connecting athlete with successful esports professionals, and helping team members build a portfolio to pursue their Esports career.

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League of Legends Team

  • League of Legends team
  • Name Gamertag
    Caleb Hunt CrimsonJaeger
    Eddie Hurtado LogicCarrys
    Gabriela Rodriguez Xuxi
    Kaison Smith OTR
    Shashi Paspulati Grimmz
    Steven Resin Bart Jenkins
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Overwatch Team

  • Overwatch team
  • Name Gamertag
    Emily Gibbons Rat Queen
    Virginia Parrilla T4mmy
    Francisco Echevarria Cisco
    Jefferson LeVasseur Name

Staff

Name Gamertag
Catalina Alvarez Cat_El_Gato
Daniel Geier Pac Daniel
Eduardo Ramos Kore
Emily Gibbons Rat Queen
Francisco Echevarria Cisco
Gabriela Rodriguez Xuxi
Michael Christopher Farfice
Jefferson LeVasseur Name
Shanay Parkinson PowerfulNay
Tierra Doughty RoyalTee
Virginia Parrilla T4mmy

 

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Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Team

  • Smash Brothers team
  • Name Gamertag
    Alexander Kindred BeastedLex
    Caleb Hunt CrimsonJaeger
    Daniel Geier Pac Daniel
    Evan Brayman Yellow
    Keyionta James Jamo
    Michael Christopher Farfice
    Lorenzo Salas Renzo
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Valorant Team

  • Valorant team
  • Name Gamertag
    Benjamin Smith Richie
    Brant Shepherd Bshep
    Dereck Rodriguez Anonymous
    Eddie Hurtado LogicCarrys
    Eduardo Ramos Kore
    Julien Bernard SpaceLogic
    Madison Tanner Madi
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