XL2 Academy

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[e][h]XL2 Academy
Team Information
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Region:
Total Earnings:
$112,655
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Player Breakdown
Number of Players
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History
Founded:
2018-02-20
Upcoming Matches
No upcoming games

XL2 Academy, is the academy team of New York Excelsior in Overwatch Contenders.

The team is owned by Jeff Wilpon, COO of the baseball team The New York Mets.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Squad
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea BiaNcA Dong-wook Kim Tank 2019-01-31 [21] 2019-11-11 [33] New York Excelsior
Japan HaKu Robert Blohm Support 2019-02-19 [22] 2019-11-11 [33] ATL Academy
United States Speedily Nicholas Zou DPS 2019-04-15 [25] 2019-11-11 [33] Skyfoxes
United Kingdom KSP Kai Collins DPS 2019-06-14 [30] 2019-11-11 [33] Los Angeles Valiant
United States buds Casey McIlwaine Flex 2019-06-14 [30] 2019-11-11 [33]
Retired
United States GiG Rick Salazar Tank 2019-06-14 [30] 2019-11-11 [33] Los Angeles Valiant
United States Ojee Christian Han Support 2019-06-14 [30] 2019-11-11 [33] Team Envy
Former Players
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
South Korea Yaki Jun-ki Kim DPS 2019-01-31 [21] 2019-06-14 [30] RunAway
Canada Akawa Adrian Kawa Tank 2019-02-19 [22] 2019-06-08 [29] HU Storm
United States RinaVX Justin Jeon DPS 2019-02-19 [22] 2019-05-25[28]
United States Moopey Jeromy Lensky Tank 2019-02-19 [22] 2019-05-23[27] Noble
United States Jer Jeremy Santacruz Support 2018-11-21 [13] 2019-05-22 [26] Second Wind (Coach)
United States Frill Corey Scoda DPS 2019-02-19 [22] 2019-04-02 [24] Second Wind
Former Squad
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
Belgium Logix Andreas Berghmans DPS 2018-11-21 [13] 2019-01-15[18] Montreal Rebellion
Canada Mangachu Liam Campbell DPS 2018-02-20 [1] 2019-01-12[15] Mayhem Academy
South Korea WooHyaL Seung-hyun Seong Flex 2018-06-23 [5] 2019-01-25[19] Gen.G esports
South Korea TiZi Jang-hyeon Hwang Tank 2018-06-23 [5] 2019-01-25[20] GZ Academy
United States Cloneman16 James D'Arcangelo Tank 2018-02-20 [1] 2019-01-12[16] Skyfoxes
United States Goliath Anthony Pietro Support 2018-02-20 [1] 2019-01-12[17] Montreal Rebellion
United States Jer Jeremy Santacruz Support 2018-11-21 [13] XL2 Academy
Former Players
ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States Adam Adam Eckel Support 2018-02-20[1] 2018-11-21[12][13] XL2 Academy (Manager)
South Korea Nenne Yeon-kwan Jeong DPS 2018-02-20 [1] 2018-11-08 [11] New York Excelsior
South Korea nanohana Yeon-oh Hwang DPS 2018-03-24 [2] 2018-10-29 [10] New York Excelsior
United States Midnight Mike Ryan Flex 2018-02-20 [1] 2018-06-05 [4] Copenhagen Flames

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
United States Jeff Wilpon Jeff Wilpon Owner -

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
United States Adam Adam Eckel Manager 2018-11-21 [13] 2019-11-11 [33]
United States Jon Jonathan Tran Coach 2018-12-25 [14] 2019-11-11 [33] Triumph
South Korea Wiz Hae-joon Lee Head Coach 2018-11-21 [13] 2019-11-08 [32] Washington Justice (Strategic Coach)
South Korea Lutional Translator 2019-02-27[23] 2019-10-27 [31] Skyfoxes
United States Kitta Pirin Singapan Coach/Analyst 2018-0?-?? 2018-10-26 [9]
Germany ioStux Ridouan Bouzrou Coach 2018-07-05 [7] 2018-09-26 [8] Toronto Esports
United States BEARHANDS Scott Tester Director of Player Personnel 2017-0?-?? 2018-04-30 [3] Florida Mayhem

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019
2019-10-12 A55 - 6th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019: The Gauntlet 0 : 3 $12,500
2019-08-19 A33rd A5Qualifier Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 NA Season 2 - The Gauntlet Tiebreaker 4 : 1 $0
2019-08-14 A22nd A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 2: North America West 2 : 4 $33,200
2019-04-29 A55 - 6th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 1: North America West 0 : 3 $11,600
2019-01-11 A33 - 4th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3: North America 1 : 3 $18,287
2018
2018-09-07 A22nd A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 2: North America 0 : 4 $23,162
2018-04-15 A55 - 8th A2Major Overwatch Contenders Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America 2 : 3 $13,905.5
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Additional Content[edit]

Videos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "We come to conquer. Introducing your XL2 Academy squad.". XL2 Academy. 2018-02-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Today, we are planting a seed for our future.". XL2 Academy. 2018-03-24.
  3. 3.0 3.1 New York Excelsior (2018-04-30). "NYXL and Bearhands part ways".
  4. 4.0 4.1 XL2 Academy (2018-06-05). "XL2 has released Mike "@MidnightOW_" Ryan from our roster.".
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 XL2 Academy (2018-06-23). "We are very happy and proud of welcoming @Overwatch_TiZi and @WOOHYAL to the ranks of #XL2!".
  6. XL2 Academy (2018-07-03). "Fl0w3R changes his name back to nanohana".
  7. 7.0 7.1 XL2 Academy (2018-07-05). "We're happy to welcome @ioStux_Coaching to the coaching staff, as he'll will be joining @Kitta_OW behind the blueprints and drawing boards!".
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Today, we are parting ways with coach ioStux who's leaving to focus on getting into OWL.". XL2 Academy. 2018-09-26.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Today, we're saying our goodbyes to coach @Kitta_OW who's leaving to back for army training.". XL2 Academy. 2018-10-26.
  10. 10.0 10.1 New York Excelsior (2018-10-29). "Roses are red. Violets are blue. Our firepower is world class, @Fl0w3RGOD has joined the NYXL crew.".
  11. 11.0 11.1 "You already know who it is". New York Excelsior. 2018-11-08.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Adam (2018-11-15). "To all my beloved fans and community".
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 "OUR SEASON 3 ROSTER IS HERE!". XL2 Academy. 2018-11-21.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Jon (2018-12-25). "merry christmas, happy to announce that i'm working as a coach for @XL2".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Mangachu (2019-01-12). "Given that XL2 is looking to have New York representation on their roster, I am now currently LFT OWL/Academy/Contenders.".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Cloneman16 (2019-01-12). "Since New York Is looking for new Yorkers for their team, I will be LFT.".
  17. 17.0 17.1 Goliath (2019-01-12). "I am currently a Free Agent LFT.".
  18. 18.0 18.1 Logix (2019-01-15). "Free agent for the next contenders season.".
  19. 19.0 19.1 WooHyaL (2019-01-25). "Because of the change in XL2, the contract with XL2 was terminated.".
  20. 20.0 20.1 TiZi (2019-01-25). "Because of the recent changes with XL2, I am now LFT in OWL / Academy / Contenders.".
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 XL2 Academy (2019-01-31). "While we are searching for our final lineup and tryouts are closing in, we are stoked to welcome Kirby and Yaki onboard the XL2 roster!".
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 XL2 Academy (2019-02-19). "It's finally here! Give our new XL2 lineup a warm welcome".
  23. 23.0 23.1 "Welcome to the family, @Lutional_". XL2 Academy. 2019-02-27.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Frill (2019-04-02). "Unfortunately today I must announce that I am stepping away from @XL2 academy due to burnout.".
  25. 25.0 25.1 XL2 Academy (2019-04-15). "You can run...But you can't hide! Give @speedilyow a warm welcome to the family!".
  26. 26.0 26.1 XL2 Academy (2019-05-22). "Thank you @XL2 for everything.".
  27. 27.0 27.1 Moopey (2019-05-23). "LFT OWL/Academy/Contenders".
  28. 28.0 28.1 RinaVX (2019-05-25). "LFT Academy/Contenders/OWL".
  29. 29.0 29.1 Akawa (2019-06-08). "LFT Academy/Contenders/Collegiate".
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 30.5 "Our Contenders 2019 Season 2 roster is here!". XL2 Academy. 2019-06-14.
  31. 31.0 31.1 "As of today, I am no longer with @XL2.". Lutional. 2019-10-29.
  32. 32.0 32.1 "To help pave our path to greatness, we’re bringing on @OW_Wiz as our Strategic Coach!". Washington Justice. 2019-11-08.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 33.4 33.5 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.9 "Today we’re announcing XL2 will be taking a hiatus from Overwatch Contenders.". XL2 Academy. 2019-11-11.