BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has named their student-athletes of the month for the month of October and Connor Hatfield of esports team took home honors this month.
Hatfield (y0shi1) has been an integral player on the King esports team, playing both League of Legends (LoL) and Overwatch (OW). In the win over Ole Miss, he went 5/0/5 (5 kills, 0 deaths, and 5 assists), helping the Tornado clinch their first LoL preseason victory. From there he has stepped up to help the OW team in the DPS (Damage per Second) role and has helped guide the team from a record of 1-5 to now 5-7. He carried big eliminations against Baylor University, Liberty University, Old Dominion University, and Lafayette College. He currently holds an 80 win percentage and has an average of 21 eliminations per game with Torbjörn.