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Providence College is a college in Providence, Rhode Island. Its eSports teams compete under Friars eSports.
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.
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.
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.
#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.
- March 25, BeadyButtKiss, eagle3798, GrandMasterMax, Trevor, and TubbyLord join as substitutes.
- May 17,
I am BRizzle leave.
- June 26, Mohamed Al Khoori joins as substitute. Doopty (Top to Support) changes position.
NateTheFantastic moves to starting roster.
FloydDisaster moves to substitute.
- September 11, TheParadoxMuse (Director of eSports) leaves.
- 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.
|Mohamed Al Khoori||Mohamed Al Khoori||Substitute||2019-06-26|
|honorlord||Sewong "Freddy" Park||Mid||None||2016-09-??||2019-05-17|
|I Am BRizzle||Brian Sailer||Bot||None||2018-09-01||2018-05-17|
|TheParadoxMuse||Aaron Colaiacomo||Top|| Head of eSports||2017-09-??||2018-05-10|
|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|
|TheParadoxMuse||Aaron Colaiacomo||Director of eSports & Head Coach||JWU|
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|Providence College Tournament Results - Show Prize as (Local • USD • Euros)|
|2020-04-04||8||$1,261.72$ 1,261.72€ 1,154.32||2020 Big East Conference|
0 - 1MU
|2020-04-04||8||2020 Big East Conference|
0 - 6RR
|2019-03-03||6||2019 Big East Conference|
|Doopty, TraSlinky, honorlord, I am BRizzle, FloydDisaster|
|Total Prize:USD 1,262|