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About Valorant

Valorant (stylized as VALORANT) is a free-to-play multiplayer tactical first-person shooter developed and published by Riot Games. Valorant is a team-based tactical shooter and first-person shooter set in the near-future. Players play as one of a set of agents, characters designed based on several countries and cultures around the world. In the main game mode, players are assigned to either the attacking or defending team with each team having five players on it.

Launch Trailer

Gameplay Trailer

ABOUT OU VALORANT LEADERSHIP

Program Overview

Platform: PC
Team Size: Five(5)
First Established: Fall 2020 by Justin “Bardo” Lombardo (Class of 2016)
Primary 2022-2023 Tournament: Riot RSAA
Summer Camps: YES
Scholarships:
YES (Up to $2,250/yr)
Other 2022-2023 Events:

Collegiate Star League
– 4th Annual Bedlam vs OKST
– 3rd Annual OUTX Red River Clash

Team Focus

Valorant practices 3 days a week which include VOD review, map breakdowns, and scrims, lasting roughly 2-3 hours. during these practices we focus on both macro and micro play. This could include how to improve current team play of map, individual improvement, or adapt to new meta. As leagues and tournaments start, practices become more focused on the next upcoming matches and how to dominate our opponents.

Milestones

Joshua "Thumper" Riesenberg

Head Coach, Valorant

Justin is currently a Technology Consultant that graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2016 with his Bachelors in Management Information Systems. His first video game to memory was playing Zelda OOT on N64. Since then he’s converted to PC gaming in 2006 where he first started playing Counter-Strike 1.6. His real passion though is people, Justin enjoys playing in groups and having good comradery with his teammates. This has allowed Justin to take a role in coaching for OU and has a great drive to seeing the students grow in and outside of gaming during their time at OU.
- 12+ Years of Competitive Gaming in Multiple Titles
- 10+ Years as a Multisport Athlete Achieving All-American Status
- 3+ Years as a Teacher/Coach
- Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma

Joshua “Thumper” Riesenberg
Head Coach, OU Valorant

Journalism & Mass Comm (Masters)
Class of 2024

Logan "ItsRandyyy" Eagan

Manager, OU Valorant

Logan “ItsRandyyy” Eagen
Manager, OU Valorant

History
Class of 2025

'21-'22 Overall GPA

3.10

'21-'22 Scholarship ONLY GPA

3.28

Total Scholarship Awards

12,000

OU VALORANT CRIMSON ROSTER (Scholarship Team)

Andrew "ShiivR" Bell

Captain, Valorant Crimson

Andrew “ShiivR” Bell
Valorant Crimson

Mgmt. Info Systems
Class of 2024

Austin "try" Cox

Valorant Crimson

Austin “try” Cox
Valorant Crimson

Psychology
Class of 2024

Alec "Faso" Faso

Valorant Crimson

Alec “Faso” Faso
Valorant Crimson

Law
Class of 2024

Ethan "Siv" Rush

Valorant Crimson

Ethan “Siv” Rush
Valorant Crimson

Undecided
Class of 2026

Ryan "Dououou" Scudder

Valorant Crimson

Ryan “Dououou” Scudder
Valorant Crimson

Creative Media Production
Class of 2024

Ethan "Toe" To

Valorant Crimson

Ethan “Toe” To
Valorant Crimson

Electrical Engineering
Class of 2025

OU VALORANT BLACK ROSTER

Ethan "R Æ" Gower

Valorant Black

Ethan “R Æ”Gower
Valorant Black

Meteorology
Class of 2024

Taemoor "tae" Mughal

Valorant Black

Taemoor “tae” Mughal
Valorant Black

Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2024

Arjun "Peenmasta" Penmatsa

Valorant Black

Arjun “Peenmasta” Penmatsa
Valorant Black

Biomedical Engineering
Class of 2023

Kenneth "Klever" Thompson

Valorant Black

Kenneth “Klever” Thompson
Valorant Black

Computer Science
Class of 2025

Jalen "Cyandie" Brooks

Valorant Black

Jalen “Cyanide” Brooks
Valorant Black

Public Health
Class of 2023

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