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- February 20th - The New York Excelsior officially announce the name and roster of their Overwatch Contenders academy team, XL2 Academy.
- March 24th - Fl0w3R joins the team.
- April 30th - BEARHANDS and NYXL mutually part ways.
- June 5th - Midnight is released from the team. 
- June 23rd - XL2 Academy announce that TiZi and WooHyaL have joined the team.
- July 3rd - Fl0w3R changes his name back to nanohana.
- July 5th - ioStux joins the Coaching staff.
- September 26th - ioStux leaves the team to focus on getting into OWL.
- October 26th - Kitta leaves the team to focus on her army training.
- October 29th - nanohana is promoted to the New York Excelsior and changes his name back to Fl0w3R.
- November 8th - Nenne is promoted to the New York Excelsior.
- November 15th - Adam retires from playing professional Overwatch. He will stay on with XL2 in an unannounced position.
- November 21st - XL2 Academy announce their new lineup for Contenders Season 3.
- December 25th - Jon joins the coaching staff.
|Jer||Jeremy Santacruz||Support||2018-11-21 |
|Yaki||Jun-ki Kim||DPS||2019-01-31 |
|Kirby||Dong-wook Kim||Flex||2019-01-31 |
|ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|Logix||Andreas Berghmans||DPS||2018-11-21 ||2019-01-15|
|Mangachu||Liam Campbell||DPS||2018-02-20 ||2019-01-12||Mayhem Academy|
|WooHyaL||Seung-hyun Seong||Flex||2018-06-23 ||2019-01-25|
|TiZi||Jang-hyeon Hwang||Tank||2018-06-23 ||2019-01-25|
|Cloneman16||James D'Arcangelo||Tank||2018-02-20 ||2019-01-12||Skyfoxes|
|Goliath||Anthony Pietro||Support||2018-02-20 ||2019-01-12|
|Jer||Jeremy Santacruz||Support||2018-11-21 ||XL2 Academy|
|ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|Adam||Adam Eckel||Support||2018-02-20||2018-11-21||XL2 Academy|
|Nenne||Yeon-kwan Jeong||DPS||2018-02-20 ||2018-11-08 ||New York Excelsior|
|nanohana||Yeon-oh Hwang||DPS||2018-03-24 ||2018-10-29 ||New York Excelsior|
|Midnight||Mike Ryan||Flex||2018-02-20 ||2018-06-05 ||Copenhagen Flames|
|Jeff Wilpon||Jeff Wilpon||Owner||-|
|Adam||Adam Eckel||Manager||2018-11-21 |
|Wiz||Hae-joon Lee||Coach||2018-11-21 |
|Jon||Jonathan Tran||Coach||2018-12-25 |
|ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|Kitta||Pirin Singapan||Coach/Analyst||2018-0?-??||2018-10-26 |
|ioStux||Ridouan Bouzrou||Coach||2018-07-05 ||2018-09-26 ||Toronto Esports|
|BEARHANDS||Scott Tester||Director of Player Personnel||2017-0?-??||2018-04-30 ||Florida Mayhem|
|2019-01-11||3 - 4th||Major||Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 3: North America||1 : 3||$18,287|
|2018-09-07||2nd||Major||Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 2: North America||0 : 4||$23,162|
|2018-04-15||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America||2 : 3||$13,905.5|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2018-05-21 | XL2 | ORIGINS - FL0W3R by New York Excelsior
- 2018-05-28 | XL2 | ORIGINS - KITTA by New York Excelsior
- "We come to conquer. Introducing your XL2 Academy squad.". XL2 Academy. 2018-02-20.
- "Today, we are planting a seed for our future.". XL2 Academy. 2018-03-24.
- New York Excelsior (2018-04-30). "NYXL and Bearhands part ways".
- XL2 Academy (2018-06-05). "XL2 has released Mike "@MidnightOW_" Ryan from our roster.".
- XL2 Academy (2018-06-23). "We are very happy and proud of welcoming @Overwatch_TiZi and @WOOHYAL to the ranks of #XL2!".
- XL2 Academy (2018-07-03). "Fl0w3R changes his name back to nanohana".
- 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!".
- "Today, we are parting ways with coach ioStux who's leaving to focus on getting into OWL.". XL2 Academy. 2018-09-26.
- "Today, we're saying our goodbyes to coach @Kitta_OW who's leaving to back for army training.". XL2 Academy. 2018-10-26.
- New York Excelsior (2018-10-29). "Roses are red. Violets are blue. Our firepower is world class, @Fl0w3RGOD has joined the NYXL crew.".
- "You already know who it is". New York Excelsior. 2018-11-08.
- Adam (2018-11-15). "To all my beloved fans and community".
- "OUR SEASON 3 ROSTER IS HERE!". XL2 Academy. 2018-11-21.
- Jon (2018-12-25). "merry christmas, happy to announce that i'm working as a coach for @XL2".
- 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.".
- Cloneman16 (2019-01-12). "Since New York Is looking for new Yorkers for their team, I will be LFT.".
- Goliath (2019-01-12). "I am currently a Free Agent LFT.".
- Logix (2019-01-15). "Free agent for the next contenders season.".
- WooHyaL (2019-01-25). "Because of the change in XL2, the contract with XL2 was terminated.".
- TiZi (2019-01-25). "Because of the recent changes with XL2, I am now LFT in OWL / Academy / Contenders.".
- 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!".