The Transylvania University esports team was just powering up this season — but they went ahead and finished as champs.
Dylan Osborne, Transylvania’s new esports coach, sees competitive gaming as a good way to get involved with college life.
Transylvania is leveling up its esports game with a new arena in Thomson Hall and by recruiting a team for competitive matches against other schools.
A larger than expected number of candidates applied for the esport coaching position and interviews with the most qualified candidates are expected to begin later this month.
Transylvania University plans to launch an esports program in the 2021-22 academic year for students interested in participating in intercollegiate gaming competitions.