Home > eSports

Esports

eSports Kangaroo Head Logo

SUNY Canton's eSports teams offer students a chance to participate in video game competitions at the collegiate level. Options include varsity and intramural matches. The College currently participates in HearthStone, League of Legends, OverwatchFortniteFIFA, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Additional games and teams will be added in the near future.

SUNY Canton eSports logoSUNY Canton is the first college in New York to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and competes with about 40 other colleges and universities in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC).

Current and prospective students who are interested in learning more about joining SUNY Canton’s eSports program should contact eSports Coordinator Charles Murray (murrayc@canton.edu).

» View Live Streams on Twitch

 


New eSports Arena

SUNY Canton has opened the first collegiate esports arena in the State University of New York system. It is one of the largest dedicated gaming installations in the Northeast.

eAthletes play competive games in the new eSports Arena.

The 1,800 square-foot gaming room went online with 25 high-end gaming rigs, SUNY Canton now has the largest installation of Alienware machines in New York state, according to company representatives.

Each station is equipped with ergonomic gaming chairs, multicolored LED backlit mechanical keyboards and mice. The room itself has been retooled with indirect lighting, lockers for the students and a team meeting space that will double as a streaming station for live broadcasts. In addition to the high-end gaming computers, the college added stations with both Sony PS4 Pro and Microsoft Xbox One X consoles to add future gameplay options.

A group of students play League of Legends in the all-new eSports Arena.


Hearthstone

Sheathe your sword, draw your deck, and get ready for Hearthstone - the fast- paced strategy card game that's easy to learn and massively fun. Start a free game and play your cards to sling spells, summon creatures, and command the heroes of Warcraft in duels of epic strategy.

Hearthstone logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

  • Zachary Lawrence | Wilmington, NY
  • Nathaniel Pynemercier | Pasadena, MD
  • Frederick, Given | Heuvelton, NY

Schedule

  • Thurs, Feb. 14 x Mansfield College
  • Thurs, Feb. 21 x Canisius College
  • Thurs, Feb. 28 x RPI
  • Thurs, March 7 x Quinnipiac University
  • Thurs, March 14 x Marist College

» HearthStone website


League of Legends

Recently recognized as the most played video game in the world—100 million play every month—League of Legends® is a multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA). Players choose a role from an expanding cast of powerful champions and join forces in strategic, fast-paced gameplay to take control of the enemy’s end of the battlefield.

League of Legends logo

 

Team Roster:

Coach - Greg Kie | kie@canton.edu

  • Joel Carbone | Watertown, NY
  • Logan Coggins | Redwood, NY
  • Tyler Johnson | Auburn, NY
  • Alec Knowles | Parishville, NY
  • Michael Tubbs| Beacon, NY
  • Timothy Beauchamp | Ogdensburg, NY
  • Jose Burgos II | Bronx, NY
  • Stephen Folk | Rensselaer Falls, NY
  • Juan-Arturo Nunes | Brooklyn, NY
  • Brandon Rivera | New York, NY

Schedule

  • Tues, Feb. 5 x Providence (A), Drew (B)
  • Tues, Feb. 12 x Marist (A), Canisius (B)
  • Tues, Feb. 19 x Siena (A), Stevenson (B)
  • Tues, Feb. 26 x RPI (A), Keuka (B)
  • Tues, March 5 x Thomas College (B)
  • Tues, March 12 x Stockton University (A, B)
  • Tues, March 19 x St. Peter's (A), Sacred Heart (B)

» League of Legends website


Overwatch

The world needs heroes. Join over 30 million players as you clash on the battlefields of tomorrow. Choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash an array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter. Take your place in Overwatch.

Overwatch logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

  • Beoncia Chaplin | Whitehall, NY
  • Nicholas Colucci | Saint James, NY
  • My Dang | Syracuse, NY
  • Alexander DeLavergne | Heuvelton, NY
  • Shane Girard | Phoenix, NY
  • Kal-El Key | Ridge, NY
  • Todd Millington | North River, NY
  • Emily Oeser | Palatine Bridge, NY
  • Chris Ouellette | Russell, NY
  • Michael Rego | Taunton, MA
  • Kevin Smith | Nicholville, NY

Schedule

  • Wed, Feb. 6 x Mansfield University
  • Wed, Feb. 13 x Keuka College
  • Wed, Feb. 20 x RPI
  • Wed, Feb. 27 x Marist College
  • Wed, March 13 x Stockton University
  • Wed, March 20 x Providence College

» Overwatch website


Fortnite

Fortnite Battle Royale is the FREE 100-player PvP mode in Fortnite. One giant map. A battle bus. Fortnite building skills and destructible environments combined with intense PvP combat. The last one standing wins.

Fortnite Battle Royale Logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

  • Elisah Byrd | Balston Spa, NY
  • Sean David | Akwesasne, Ontario
  • Joseph Feliz | Brentwood, MD
  • Brandon McPherson | Massena, NY
  • Johnattan Melo | Woodside, NY
  • Jordan Ramos | Huntington Station, NY
  • Dylan Santiago | Bethpage, NY
  • Nasiah Thompson | Brooklyn, NY
  • Timothy Urbom | Ronkonkoma, NY

Schedule

  • Thurs, Feb. 7 x Mansfield University
  • Fri, Feb. 8 x Canisius College
  • Mon, Feb. 11 x Stockton University
  • Fri, Feb. 15 x Siena College
  • Mon, Feb 18 x RPI
  • Mon, Feb 25 x Neumann University
  • Mon, March 4 x Thomas College
  • Mon, March 11 x Stockton University
  • Mon, March 18 x Sacred Heart University

» Fortnite website


FIFA

There’s no higher level in club football than the UEFA Champions League. Dreams are achieved and legends are made in this historic tournament that showcases the best clubs in the world. FIFA 19 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is infused with the UEFA Champions League, thanks to official match presentation, a variety of tournament experiences that includes the Europa League and Super Cup, and an all-new commentary team in Derek Rae and Lee Dixon.

FIFA logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

  • Evran Akman | Hopewell Junction, NY
  • Elisah Byrd | Balston Spa, NY
  • Ntwari Hughes Martial | Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Kenneth Kincaid | Hacienda Heights, CA
  • Yvan Vladimir Tchounga | Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Kevin Velasquez | Patchogue, NY

Schedule

  • Thurs, Feb. 14 x Providence College
  • Thurs, Feb. 21 x Canisius College
  • Thurs, Feb. 28 x RPI
  • Thurs, March 7 x Texas Wesleyan
  • Thurs, March 14 x Saint Peter's
  • Thurs, March 21 x Providence College
  • Thurs, April 4 x Canisius College
  • Thurs, April 11 x RPI
  • Thurs, April 18 x Texas Wesleyan
  • Thurs, April 25 x Saint Peter's

» FIFA website


Rocket League

Soccer meets driving once again in the long-awaited, physics-based sequel to the beloved arena classic, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars!

Rocket League logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

Schedule

» Rocket League website


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a crossover fighting game published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The fifth installment follows the series' traditional style of gameplay: controlling one of various characters, players must use differing attacks to weaken their opponents and knock them out of an arena. Ultimate includes every playable characters ranging from Nintendo's mascots to characters from third-party franchises.

Super Smash Bros. Logo

Team Roster:

Coach - Charles Murray | murrayc@canton.edu

  • Donjei Bethea | Bronx, NY
  • Caleb Bruno | Alexandria, VA
  • Madison Cragle | Peru, NY
  • Gabriel Nelson | Bloomingdale, NY
  • Anthony Nieves | Bronx, NY
  • Wakim Reed | Staten Island, NY
  • Omar Reese | Binghamton, NY
  • Trevor Swinyer | Bloomingdale, NY

Schedule

  • Fri, Feb. 15 x Juaniata College
  • Fri, Feb. 22 x Drew University
  • Fri, March 1 x LSU
  • Fri, March 8 x Siena College
  • Fri, March 15 x Stockton University
  • Fri, March 22 x RPI
  • Fri, April 5 x Stockton University

» Super Smash Bros Ultimate website


eSports Coordinator
Charlie Murray
murrayc@canton.edu