The Muskingum esports team will compete in The Ohio Collegiate Overwatch Invitational on Sunday, November 10.
The Overwatch event, which will be held at the Game Arena in Hilliard, will pit colleges against each other for a chance to win $3,000 in scholarships or donation prize pools.
There will be two groups of universities participating:
- Group A: University of Cincinnati, University of Akron, Ashland University, and Ohio University B team.
- Group B: Kent State University, The Ohio State University, Ohio University A team, and Muskingum University.
- One Ohio high school will also be competing, but not until bracket play.
The Muskies will be competing in Group B as a round robin and must earn two wins to advance to bracket play. The competition will also be played on PC's only.
The Muskies Overwatch team, led by head coach Quinn O'Bryan, will include:
- Freshman Cam Henry
- Sophomore Ethan Vincent
- Sophomore Madison Lawton
- Sophomore Zakai Palm
- Senior Christopher Summers
- Freshman Cameron Strickland
- Freshman Letong Zhang
- Freshman Christian Lavanchy
- Senior Christian Glenn
The event is set to begin at 12:15 p.m. and can be watched live streaming on twitch.tv/gamearenaco.