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Giving the Pacers a Competitive Edge

Patrick Murphy, Executive Director of Athletics, oversees the new esports program at Marywood University, which began in the Fall 2021 Semester. He is focused on growing a competitive and exciting esports program, which currently features Overwatch, League of Legends, and Rocket League. Two of the three, Overwatch and Rocket League, advanced to the finals in their debut season.

Marywood is one of a select number of higher education institutions nationally to respond to the ever-increasing number of students seeking this option, as the esports industry continues to explode throughout the country.

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Esports @ Marywood

Fierce. Focused. First.

The esports program is housed in the athletics department at Marywood University and will be treated as an athletic team that is eligible for all the benefits of other traditional sports, including conferences, nutritionists, athletic trainers, team apparel, etc. Additionally, summer camps/conference experiences to assist with developing a healthy community of athletes will be available. The health and well-being of student esports athletes is as important as any other physical sport player.

Get ready to play three initial games, including Overwatch, League of Legends, and Rocket League.

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Let's Play!

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Let's Compete!

Our content will be streamed on on Marywood's page. These live matches will be produced and casted by virtual camera people and producers online.

State-of-the-art Esports Facility

Marywood University’s new Esports Center is the premier esports facility in Northeastern Pennsylvania that provides a powerful experience for those competing and for visiting students. This 2,000 square foot center, located within Marywood’s Nazareth Student Center, blends function and practicality into an exciting, state-of-the-art gaming center. Aside from the 30 gaming stations, this high-tech facility features additional ultra-modern lighting, chairs, a gaming lounge, and equipment.

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Get Fit for Esports

Marywood's Center for Athletics and Wellness offers extensive modern facilities for fitness, recreation, and athletic opportunities, including a premier fitness center, a climbing wall, Aquatic Center, an elevated running track, a dance/aerobic studio, an arena to showcase Pacer Sports, and high tech athletic training areas. With 22 NCAA Division III Varsity Sports and a newly launched Esports Program, Marywood’s outdoor athletic facilities are as impressive as its indoor facilities, including six tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, and basketball courts. The baseball and softball fields are some of the finest in the region, and Marywood offers a multipurpose natural grass field, as well as a synthetic turf field with lighting for evening events.

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You're ready. You want to start now. You want to set records.

At Marywood, you can rule at the gaming station and in the classroom. Our student-athletes succeed, athletically and academically, and we have the record to prove it. Pacers never stop!


Conference Championships

All-Conference Honors

National Team Academic Award Winners

Student-Athletes on the Conference Academic Honor Roll

It's Time To Play

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