CU Esports Call of Duty sweeps Bulls; Rocket League remains undefeated
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
CU Esports Call of Duty sweeps Bulls; Rocket League remains undefeated
Blake Fraley led the way in CU's 3-0 sweep over the Bulls in Call of Duty (Credit: Casey Surma)

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland Esports put together another impressive week, finishing with a 5-1 record overall while knocking off some of the top teams in the country.

Rocket League

The team of Sam Bates, Ian Boister, and Dominic Rodriguez earned a 3-0 victory over the Bethel Pilots to go 7-0 on the season in NECC play. The Phoenix shut out the Pilots in all three games, winning games one and two by a score of 1-0 and the third game 4-0.

Overwatch 

The team of Preston Olivier, Blake Fraley, Logan Wilson, Chris Crenshaw, Matthew Reynolds, and Dominic Rodriguez put together a dominant performance in their 3-0 win over Rogers State. The win moves the Phoenix to 5-2 on the season in NECC play.

Call of Duty 

The Call of Duty team of Blake Fraley, Ian Boister, Dominic Rodriguez, and Chris Crenshaw put together a 3-0 sweep of the USF Bulls last Tuesday. The Phoenix took the first map 250-222 on Bocage Hardpoint before also taking a 6-3 win on the second map Berlin Search and Destroy. Cumberland finished out the series with a 3-0 win in Tuscan Control to sweep the series and move to 9-7 in CCL play.

Madden

Nathan Nelson took a 2-0 win over Carroll to move to 6-2 on the year. With the win, Nelson advances to the playoffs as the No. 3 seed, giving him a first round bye in the tournament.

Jaylen Taylor took a 2-0 win over Lycoming College due to forfeit. With the win, Taylor ends the regular season with a 5-3 record and advances to the playoffs as the No. 14 seed

Austin Bush dropped his match to Southwestern Assemblies of God University 2-1 ending his regular season with a 5-3 overall record. Bush advances to the playoffs as the No. 10 overall seed.