Providence College

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Providence College
Providence Collegelogo square.png
Team Information
Team Location
United States
Region
NA
North America
SponsorZowie, Respawn
History
Created2017
Social Media & Links
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Providence College is a college in Providence, Rhode Island. Its eSports teams compete under Friars eSports.

History[edit]

Providence College is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located about two miles west of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, United States, the state's capital city. With a 2012–2013 enrollment of 3,852 undergraduate students and 735 graduate students,the college specializes in academic programs in the liberal arts.It is the only college or university in North America administered by the Dominican Friars.

Founded in 1917, the college offers 49 majors and 34 minors and, beginning with the class of 2016, requires all its students to complete 16 credits in the Development of Western Civilization, which serves as a major part of the college's core curriculum (down from 20 credits previously). Fr. Brian Shanley has been the school's president since 2005.

Competative History[edit]

2018 Season[edit]

The Friars participated in the 2018 Big East Invitational tournament hosted by ESL taking place on April 7th-April 8th. 6 teams, Butler University, Seton Hall University, Villanova University, DePaul University, and Marquette University, participated in the event. The Friars finished the weekend 2-3, 4-7 overall, and advanced to playoffs as the 4 seed where they faced the number 1 seed, DePaul. The Friars lost 0-2.

2019 Season[edit]

The Friars Participated in the 2019 Big East Conference powered by ESL and partnered with Riot Games. St. John's University was added to the previous 6 teams. The Friars finished 1-0-5, 2-10 overall, 6th in the conference and did not advance to playoffs.

The Friars also joined the ECAC in 2019, finishing 3rd in their group, 4-2 overall. The Friars were unable to attend the playoffs at HVC Gamescon 2019.

Team Trivia[edit]

#teamcheesecake became a team meme after the coach promised the team a cheesecake if they made it to playoffs. He also offered them each their own cheesecake if the team made top 2. Sadly, the team finished 6th in the regular season.

Timeline[edit]

  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Contract Expiration Notice: To prevent over-reporting of changes, we are keeping players with expired contracts listed here until either (a) an announcement is made from the player or the team about their departure; (b) the player joins another team; or (c) the 2021 season begins & the player is not re-added to the GCD, whichever happens first.
R C ID Name Role Joined
NA
NateTheFantastic Nathan Kornish 2Jungle 2017-09-??
NA
Doopty Liam Kelly 3Support 2017-09-??
NA
FloydDisaster Ethan Dionne 4Sub/Sup 2018-10-03
NA
GrandMasterMax Maxwell Sinoway 5Substitute 2019-03-25
NA
eagle983 Jason Welch 6Substitute 2019-03-25
NA
TubbyLord James Wyatt 7Substitute 2019-03-25
NA
BeadyButtKiss Matthew McGuane 8Substitute 2019-03-25
NA
Trevor Trevor Daron 9Substitute 2019-03-25
NA
Mohamed Al Khoori Mohamed Al Khoori 10Substitute 2019-06-26

Former[edit]

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
NA
honorlord Sewong "Freddy" Park 13Mid None 2016-09-112016-09-?? 2019-05-172019-05-17
NA
I Am BRizzle Brian Sailer 14Bot None 2018-09-012018-09-01 2018-05-172018-05-17
NA
TraSlinky Joseph Trasatti 12Jungle None 2016-09-112016-09-?? 2019-05-172019-05-17
NA
Beeffcake Jacob Krivacs 14Bot None 2016-09-112016-09-?? 2018-10-032018-10-03
NA
TheParadoxMuse Aaron Colaiacomo 11Top Providence Collegelogo std.pngHead of eSports 2017-09-112017-09-?? 2018-05-102018-05-10

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

C ID Name Position
Orph Andrew Manchester Program Coordinator
John Sweeny Chief Financial Officer
Paul Fontaine Chief Information Officer
Steven Sears Associate Vice President of Student Affairs
BeadyButtKiss Mathew McGuane eSports Club President
edgetho Zachary Gandara eSports Club Vice President/Videographer

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team
TheParadoxMuse Aaron Colaiacomo Director of eSports & Head Coach Logo std.pngJWU

Tournaments[edit]

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.

Minimum place

Providence College Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2020-04-048$1,261.72$ 1,261.72€ 1,154.32 2020 Big East Conference
0 - 1Marquette Universitylogo std.pngMU
2020-04-048 2020 Big East Conference
0 - 6Blanklogo std.pngRR
2019-03-036 2019 Big East Conference
1-0-5Blanklogo std.pngRR
 Doopty,  TraSlinky,  honorlord,  I am BRizzle,  FloydDisaster
Total Prize:USD 1,262

Articles[edit]

The Big East Welcomes eSports Club to its Conference Riot GamesPartners with the Big East Conference

Interviews[edit]

RIIL considers high school esports league

Videos[edit]

Highlight Videos[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]