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NSU has taken the lead in E-sports in Louisiana



LOUISIANA – Cody Ruiz, a graduating senior from Menard High School, will be the first student to commit to Northwestern State university’s new e-sports team. Signing ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3 at Holy Savior Menard High School.

NSU has taken the lead in e-sports in the Louisiana, recently opening a new state-of-the-art facility. The NSU E-sports arena is home to one of the largest gaming experiences in the state. The 3,500 square-foot lounge holds 24 fully-equipped computers, multiple consoles and plenty of room for students to dive headfirst into a wide array of gaming worlds. The space is designed with the students in mind and made for both competitive and recreational gaming.

Chance Creppel, coordinator of competitive sports and long-time gamer, heads up the competitive side of the program, coordinating competitions for the NSU teams and the tournaments that will be held on campus in the near future.