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The Lenoir-Rhyne University Esports Team compete against other universities in video games. No hardware is necessary as the team has their own LAN center with six computers that are game ready. The focus of the team is develop effective communication, teamwork, and a competitive spirit. The team maintains an average of 20 members each year.

We’re [Esports] literally growing at an alarming rate – almost too hard to handle.

– Rodger Saffold, LA Rams offensive linemen, on the evolution of competitive gaming.

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Clayton Schreiber, ESports Coach

Why Play at LR?

Lenoir-Rhyne’s program is officially recognized by the University. Esports represents the school in various leagues such as CSL and TESPA. Team members compete at local tournaments and host tournaments.

How Can I Join?

If you are ready to press start on your journey into the collegiate Esports world, contact Clayton Schreiber at clayton.schreiber@my.lr.edu. You must be a full-time student with free time during the week that you can dedicated to practices. Hope to see you in the arena soon!

Learn More About ESports and Events

Lenoir-Rhyne ESports is a team of students competing in intercollegiate tournaments and events in CS:GO, Overwatch, and Super Smash Bros. The team has its own space in the Cromer Center "Cave" with dedicated gaming PCs plus consoles for Smash. Each game has its own student coach.

if you'd rather play in a casual setting, Lenoir-Rhyne also has a student-run Video Game Club that gets together to play various games for fun in the Cromer Center "Cave."