LEBANON, Tenn.-- The Cumberland Esports program played five matches last week in Rocket League and Overwatch in both NECC and Mid-South competition.
The Esports team opened the week with a 3-1 loss to Central Methodist in NECC play. The Phoenix took the first set and Central Methodist closed out the match by winning the final three sets.
The Overwatch team opened the week with a loss to Shawnee State 2-0 in Mid-South Overwatch. The Overwatch team also fell 2-0 to Stephens College the next day after they had a chance to tie the series in overtime play but narrowly lost.
Rocket League had two matches on Friday in Mid- South play against Bethel and Shawnee State. Cumberland won the first match 2-0 over Bethel. Statistically for the Phoenix, Chris Crenshaw scored four goals in the match and ended the day with a shot percentage of 100%. Teammates Dominic Rodriguez and Brenden Dickens also had excellent performances with three and two goals, respectively. The Phoenix lost their final match of the week to Shawnee State 2-0 in Rocket League.
Cumberland Esports has a full slate of games ahead of them this upcoming week, beginning with a NECC Rocket League Contests against King University on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 7:45 PM. On Wednesday, the Overwatch team plays two matches, taking on Campbellsville at 7 PM and Pikeville at 9 PM. CU Overwatch finishes out their week in a NECC match on Thursday at 5 PM against Randolph-Macon College. The Rocket League team has a busy Friday night once again, playing in two matches in Mid-South play against the University of the Cumberlands at 7 PM and Shawnee State at 9 PM.
All matches can be streamed on the Phoenix Esports twitch page at https://www.twitch.tv/cuesports21.