Overwatch opens Tespa season with four wins

Overwatch opens Tespa season with four wins

BELLEVUE, Neb. -- The Bellevue University Overwatch team made their competitive debut this past weekend in the Tespa National and Regional Leagues posting a combined 3-0 record. They followed that up by winning their first Tespa Varsity League match on Tuesday to improve to 4-0 on the young season.

Tespa National League:

Bellevue's first opponent of the day, Finger Lakes Community College, took a forfeit as the Bruins claimed victory in the program's first competitive match.

The Bruins followed that win up with a dominant performance against Berklee College of Music, taking home a convincing 2-0 win. Bellevue won all four maps they played against Berklee.

Against Berklee, Bellevue posted multiple six-player kill streaks, a rarity in Overwatch.

Tespa Regional League:

Bellevue's opponent, Kansas State University, took a forfeit as the Bruins moved to 1-0 in Region 4.

Tespa Varsity League:

In a highly-touted match-up against Saint Ambrose University, it was BU that emerged victorious by a 2-1 score in a time of 41:32.

The Fighting Bees and Bruins both entered at 3-0 on the year following successful opening days.

Bellevue moved to 1-0 in Region 2-A and Saint Ambrose dropped to 0-1.

Up Next:

Bellevue's League of Legends team begins the competitive portion of the 2018-19 season on Saturday, Jan. 26 against top-ranked Columbia College in the RIOT College League of Legends Championship. The action will be live-streamed and available in the Student Center beginning at 1 p.m.

Overwatch returns on Sunday, Jan. 27, Bellevue plays a pair of week two National League matches and a Regional League match. BU next competes in the Tespa Varsity League against Central Methodist University on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m.