Boise State Esports is entering into its seventh year of operations with tons of recognition. This recognition comes not just from award ceremonies, but also major news organizations. The Christian Science Montior (CSM) recently ran a news article about various successful esports programs across the nation. The article highlighted three notable esports universities, including Boise State.
The article goes into the story of how Doc Haskell, Boise State Esports head coach, founded the program. It also highlights the impressive facilities Boise State has, including the downtown esports arena. Specific parts of the arena highlighted were the new studio stage, spacious theater style seating, and a control room which according to the author, “…looks like the command center for a NASA shuttle launch.”
The article also mentions Boise State’s consistent ranking among the top ten universities in the nation for esports, according to Nerd Street and Best Colleges. Overall, the article is a fascinating dive into the world of collegiate Esports and Boise State’s place in the larger competitive scene. Those wanting to read the CSM article are highly encouraged to do so through this link.
Written by Jacob Palmer