2020-21 Defiance Esports News

  • Esports ends season with third straight League of Legends playoff win
    April 15, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports ended its 2021 spring season in fine fashion on Thursday night with a 2-0 win over Marietta College in the Great Lakes Esports Conference League of Legends playoffs. With the victory, Defiance claimed fifth place in the GLEC.
  • Esports wins another GLEC playoff match in League of Legends
    April 06, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Tuesday night in League of Legends, Defiance College esports won its second straight Great Lakes Esports Conference playoff match, beating Muskingum University, 2-0, in a best-of-three series. Defiance’s victory avenges a 2-0 loss to Muskingum three weeks ago on March 16.
  • Esports’ League of Legends team sweeps Manchester in GLEC playoffs
    March 25, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In the Great Lakes Esports Conference League of Legends playoffs, Defiance College esports swept a best-of-three match, 2-0, with Manchester University on Thursday evening. Defiance’s win avenges a 2-0 loss to Manchester on Feb. 25, exactly one month ago.
  • Esports concludes regular season with League of Legends loss to Trine
    March 17, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On St. Patrick’s Day, Defiance College esports concluded its regular season of play in the Great Lakes Esports Conference with a 2-0 loss to Trine University in a best-of-three League of Legends match on Wednesday night.
  • Esports competes in GLEC Super Smash Bros., League of Legends matches
    March 16, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Great Lakes Esports Conference play on Tuesday evening, Defiance College esports’ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and League of Legends teams were in action against Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Muskingum University, respectively.
  • Esports plays two GLEC matches on Thursday night
    February 25, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports played two Great Lakes Esports Conference matches on Thursday night, first in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and then in League of Legends.
  • League of Legends win highlights busy day of esports
    February 20, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday in Great Lakes Esports Conference play, Defiance College esports competed in three matches, two in Rocket League and one in League of Legends.
  • Esports loses GLEC Super Smash Bros. match
    February 18, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports’ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team played a Great Lakes Esports Conference match against Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Thursday night, and lost by a 2-0 score in the best-of-three series.
  • Esports topped by Mount Union in Rocket League
    February 13, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Great Lakes Esports Conference play, Defiance College esports was topped by the University of Mount Union Purple Raiders, 3-0, in a best-of-five Rocket League match on Saturday morning. Mount Union has one of the top Rocket League teams in the GLEC.
  • Esports’ Super Smash Bros. team falls to Manchester
    February 11, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Thursday evening, Defiance College esports’ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team fell to the Manchester University Spartans, 2-0, in a best-of-three Great Lakes Esports Conference match.
  • Esports defeated by Tiffin in GLEC League of Legends match
    February 10, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Wednesday night League of Legends action versus the Tiffin University Dragons, Defiance College esports was defeated, 2-0, in a best-of-three Great Lakes Esports Conference match.
  • Esports completes busy day of competition in GLEC
    February 06, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports completed a busy day of competition in the Great Lakes Esports Conference on Saturday with a pair of Rocket League matches followed by a League of Legends contest.
  • Esports drops Super Smash Bros. match to Bethel
    February 05, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate action on Friday night, Defiance College esports dropped a 2-0 decision to the Indiana-based Bethel University Pilots in a best-of-three Great Lakes Esports Conference match.
  • Esports begins spring season with League of Legends match
    January 30, 2021
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday afternoon, Defiance College esports began its spring season in the Great Lakes Esports Conference with a 2-0 loss to the University of Mount Union Raiders in a best-of-three League of Legends match.
  • Fall season of esports ends with Super Smash Bros. tournament
    November 07, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports ended its 2020 fall season with the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team taking part in a tournament with three other Great Lakes Esports Conference members on Saturday afternoon.
  • Esports’ Rocket League squad wraps up fall season with 3-0 sweep of Bethel
    November 06, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Friday night, Defiance College esports’ Rocket League squad wrapped up its fall season on a high note with a solid 3-0 sweep of Bethel University of Indiana. Defiance’s win in the best-of-five series came in the lower-bracket finals of the Great Lakes Esports Conference Playoffs, avenging an earlier 3-1 loss to BU on Oct. 8.
  • Esports’ League of Legends team concludes fall season in GLEC playoffs
    October 24, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In a Great Lakes Esports Conference playoff match, Defiance College esports’ League of Legends team concluded its 2020 fall season with a tough 2-1 loss to Tiffin University in a best-of-three series on Saturday afternoon.
  • Esports defeated in Rocket League, League of Legends matches
    October 17, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday, Defiance College esports’ Rocket League and League of Legends teams were defeated by Tiffin University and Trine University, respectively, in a pair of Great Lakes Esports Conference matches.
  • Esports’ League of Legends team suffers GLEC loss to Marietta
    October 14, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports’ League of Legends team suffered a 2-0 loss to Marietta College in a best-of-three Great Lakes Esports Conference match on Wednesday night.
  • Esports comes up short in GLEC Rocket League match
    October 10, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports was in action on Saturday morning with a match against Trine University in Rocket League. In a tight, low-scoring Great Lakes Esports Conference competition, Defiance came up short, 3-0, in the best-of-five series.
  • Esports’ Rocket League squad drops GLEC match to Bethel
    October 08, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In a Great Lakes Esports Conference match on Thursday night, the Defiance College esports’ Rocket League squad dropped a 3-1 decision in a best-of-five series with Bethel University from Indiana.
  • Esports loses League of Legends match to first-place Lourdes
    October 07, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports’ League of Legends team lost, 2-0, in a best-of-three series to a strong Lourdes University squad on Wednesday evening in Great Lakes Esports Conference action.
  • Esports falls in close match to Bethel in Super Smash Bros. debut
    September 26, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In the program’s debut in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Defiance College esports fell, 3-2, to Bethel University (Indiana) in a close Great Lakes Esports Conference match on Saturday afternoon.
  • Esports delivers GLEC win over Grace in League of Legends
    September 24, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Great Lakes Esports Conference action on Thursday night, Defiance College’s League of Legends team delivered a 2-1 win over Grace College in a best-of-three match.
  • Esports records second straight come-from-behind victory in Rocket League
    September 23, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College esports got a second straight come-from-behind victory from its Rocket League team on Wednesday night against Lourdes University. Defiance posted a hard-fought 3-2 triumph in the best-of-five series in Great Lakes Esports Conference play.
  • Rocket League win over Marietta highlights esports’ busy Saturday
    September 19, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Rocket League team’s impressive win over Marietta College highlighted a busy Saturday for Defiance College esports. Defiance also competed in other Great Lakes Esports Conference matches against Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Trine University.
  • Esports opens 2020-21 campaign with three GLEC matches
    September 12, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday, Defiance College esports opened its 2020-21 season under first-year head coach Chris Sanders with Rocket League, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches in Great Lakes Esports Conference play.
  • Esports starts 2020-21 season on Saturday with new coach
    September 11, 2020
    Under first-year head coach Chris Sanders, Defiance College esports begins its third season of competition this Saturday, Sept. 12.