Masked students sit in a purple-lit computer lab engaging in a gaming competition.

NSU Esports

Students stand cheering in front of a screen in the Ballroom Viewing Area.
Students play a first-person shooter game at desktop PCs in the NSU Esports Venue.
Two male students play Mario Kart.
In the NSU Esports Venue, some students game at desktop PCs while others relax and chat with each other on the lounge furniture.
Masked students sit in a purple-lit computer lab engaging in a gaming competition.
Esports 2021-03-25T12:02:31+00:00

Northwestern State
Demons Esports

Varsity Club Sport & Venue

Name Hometown Major
Jaylin “CR4SHPH4NT0M853” Moore Leesville, LA BA in Music
William “WillyD” Duncan Alexandria, LA BA in Music
Zach “Prodigy249” Sepulvado Natchitoches, LA BS in Business Administration
Name Hometown Major
Curtis “hotpapa3132” Struggs Shreveport, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Name Hometown Major
Richard “MxTheRichxM” Salzer Bossier City, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Zack Kavzoun Shreveport, LA BS in Biology
Alexander Brown Alexandria, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Matthew “MrGamble#1978” Gamble Shelbyville, TX BS in Business Administration
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Name Hometown Major
Jonah “Jok908” Muslow Lake Charles, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Sarah “sarahhxhharas” Moore Bueche, LA BA in General Studies
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Stephen “xYouKnowx” Juneau Boyce, LA BS in Accounting
Jake “FromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Name Hometown Major
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Jonah “Jok908” Muslow Lake Charles, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Maelana “Ulterior” Baxton Natchitoches, LA BS in Business Admin
Jake “FromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Keri “iDontKeri” Adams Keithville, LA BA in Criminal Justice & BS in Psych
Baily “ThatsNotCool” Barnett Oak Grove, LA BS in Health & Exercise
Name Hometown Major
Juan Padilla Cartagena Bolivar, Columbia BS in Music & BS in Computer Information Systems
Alejandro Dager Natchitoches, LA Masters in Arts & Counseling
Name Hometown Major
Nathanial “Hollow” Rachal Lafayette, Louisiana Bachelors in Music Education
Jackson “Mathews175” Mathews Benton, LA BS in Biology
Todd “Weebie” Landry Baton Rouge, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Name Hometown Major
Keri “iDontKeri” Adams Keithville, LA BA in Criminal Justice & BS in Psych
Jake “NotFromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Nathanial “Hollow” Rachal Lafayette, Louisiana Music Education
Tyler White Deridder, LA Music Education
Stephen “xYouKnowx” Juneau Boyce, LA BS in Accounting
Name Hometown Major
Jacob “RicochetBouncer” Boyter Haughton, LA BS in Rad Technology
Sheridan “NotSolo” Duet Thibodaux, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt & Tourism
Name Hometown Major
Jacob “RicochetBouncer” Boyter Haughton, LA BS in Rad Technology
Name Hometown Major
Ian “Progman145” Gentry Belmont, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Savon “Osiris_1Up” Gipson Shreveport, LA BS in Industrial Engineering
Lawrence “Lemondrp_kidd” Washington Natchitoches, LA BS in Electrical Engineering

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Teams

Name Hometown Major
Jaylin “CR4SHPH4NT0M853” Moore Leesville, LA BA in Music
William “WillyD” Duncan Alexandria, LA BA in Music
Zach “Prodigy249” Sepulvado Natchitoches, LA BS in Business Administration
Name Hometown Major
Curtis “hotpapa3132” Struggs Shreveport, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Name Hometown Major
Richard “MxTheRichxM” Salzer Bossier City, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Zack Kavzoun Shreveport, LA BS in Biology
Alexander Brown Alexandria, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Matthew “MrGamble#1978” Gamble Shelbyville, TX BS in Business Administration
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Name Hometown Major
Jonah “Jok908” Muslow Lake Charles, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Sarah “sarahhxhharas” Moore Bueche, LA BA in General Studies
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Stephen “xYouKnowx” Juneau Boyce, LA BS in Accounting
Jake “FromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Name Hometown Major
Caleb “Souljaboy59” Santora Bossier City, LA BS in Biology
Jonah “Jok908” Muslow Lake Charles, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Maelana “Ulterior” Baxton Natchitoches, LA BS in Business Admin
Jake “FromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Keri “iDontKeri” Adams Keithville, LA BA in Criminal Justice & BS in Psych
Baily “ThatsNotCool” Barnett Oak Grove, LA BS in Health & Exercise
Name Hometown Major
Juan Padilla Cartagena Bolivar, Columbia BS in Music & BS in Computer Information Systems
Alejandro Dager Natchitoches, LA Masters in Arts & Counseling
Name Hometown Major
Nathanial “Hollow” Rachal Lafayette, Louisiana Bachelors in Music Education
Jackson “Mathews175” Mathews Benton, LA BS in Biology
Todd “Weebie” Landry Baton Rouge, LA BS in Computer Information Systems
Kaleb Thomas Shreveport, LA BS of Psychology
Name Hometown Major
Keri “iDontKeri” Adams Keithville, LA BA in Criminal Justice & BS in Psych
Jake “NotFromStateFarm” Purvis Montgomery, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt. & Tourism
Nathanial “Hollow” Rachal Lafayette, Louisiana Music Education
Tyler White Deridder, LA Music Education
Stephen “xYouKnowx” Juneau Boyce, LA BS in Accounting
Name Hometown Major
Jacob “RicochetBouncer” Boyter Haughton, LA BS in Rad Technology
Sheridan “NotSolo” Duet Thibodaux, LA BS in Hospitality, Mgmt & Tourism
Name Hometown Major
Jacob “RicochetBouncer” Boyter Haughton, LA BS in Rad Technology
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Schedule

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News

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  • A masked female student swipes her ID at the NSU Esports check-in desk attended by a masked male student.

We Are Open!

We’re open 6 days out of the week on the 1st floor of the Student Union. Not only can you place PC or platform based games, feel free to bring a card or board game [...]

Follow Us!

Follow NSU Esports on all of our social media platforms for the latest news, tournament information, recruitment and scholarships information, and streaming information.

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About Us

General

Northwestern State University Wellness & Recreation is home to one of the largest and newest Esports Venues in Louisiana. Opening January 2021, the venue offers nearly 7000 sq ft of exclusive gaming experience. Located in the heart of NSU’s campus, bottom floor of the Friedman Student Union, the venue was designed for both the competitive and recreational gamer. Free to current students and with a multitude of gaming options, all gamers can find their home and place with NSU Esports.

Students stand cheering in front of a screen in the Ballroom Viewing Area.

Opportunities with NSU Esports Club Team

Interested in playing against other students? The NSU Esports Club Team provides students the opportunity to showcase their skills in various games, like League of Legends and Rocket League, on casual and competitive level. NSU Esports Club Team currently offers 10+ games for students to enjoy and that number is growing every day.  The NSU Esports Club Team is always open to adding games, so if you want to see about adding a game to the NSU Esports Club Team competitive library, please reach out to the Coordinator of Competitive Sports, Chance Creppel, at creppelc@nsula.edu.

Interested in esports but not a gamer? The NSU Esports Club Team offers avenues for students to become casters, journalists, and even content creators. For more information on how you can be a part of this, please reach out to the Coordinator of Competitive Sports, Chance Creppel, at creppelc@nsula.edu.
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Interested in competing?

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