Becker esports team highlighted
Published on: January 10, 2020
Becker College’s varsity Overwatch team took center stage in a recently-published Experience Magazine story about esports.
The story, “Forget football. Video games are the next big college sport,” opens from the perspective of Becker’s Overwatch coach, Nick “Shifty” Travis, giving a pep talk to the members of College’s varsity team before a match, and expands to discuss the growth and mainstream acceptance of esports.
As the story notes, the collegiate esports scene has undergone a great deal of growth in recent years. Colleges across the country and the world — including Becker College — are offering esports programs. They’re also recruiting players, offering esports scholarships, and building esports facilities.
To read the Experience Magazine article, click on the following link: https://expmag.com/2020/01/forget-football-video-games-are-the-next-big-college-sport/.