2020 Boston Uprising season

The 2020 Boston Uprising season is the third season of Boston Uprising's existence in the Overwatch League and their first under head coach Vytis "Mineral" Lasaitis. The team will look to improve upon their 8–20 record from 2019. Boston will host two homestand weekends in the 2020 season at currently undetermined locations.[1]

Preceding offseason

Coaching changes

In September 2018, Boston announced that former Florida Mayhem head coach Vytis "Mineral" Lasaitis would be the fill the team's head coach vacancy, which had been empty for over a year.[2] A month later, the Uprising released assistant coaches Jordan "Gunba" Graham and Jackson "Shake" Kaplan; the team signed Ilias "iLka" Kaskanetas, who had most recently been the head coach of European Overwatch Contenders team Angry Titans, as an assistant coach.[3]

Free agency

Boston support players Kristian "Kellex" Keller and Kwon "Aimgod" Min-Seok enter the 2020 season as free agents.[4]

Roster

Boston Uprising roster
Players Coaches
Role No. Handle Name Nationality Previous team
Damage 17 Colourhex  Birse, Kelsey   New Zealand  Toronto Esports 
Damage 22 blasé  Tsang, Jeffrey   United States  Gladiators Legion 
Damage 7 Stellar  Lee Do-hyung  South Korea  Toronto Defiant 
Tank 10 Axxiom  Park Min-seob  South Korea  Toronto Esports 
Tank 25 Fusions  Bosworth, Cameron   United Kingdom  Uprising Academy 
Tank 34 rCk  Kanerva, Richard   Finland  Dallas Fuel 
Support 9 Kellex  Keller, Kristian   Denmark  Team Singularity 
Support 14 alemao  Moretto, Renan   Brazil  based tryhards 
Support 21 Persia  Yang Zi-on  South Korea  Talon Esports 
Support 31 AimGod  Kwon Min-Seok  South Korea  Meta Bellum 
Head coach
  • Vytis Lasaitis

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (TW) Two-way player
  • (I) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injury/Illness

Latest roster transaction: July 15, 2019.

Game log

2020 game log (Overall record: 0–0)
2020 season schedule

References

  1. ^ Amos, Andrew (August 28, 2019). "OWL's Boston Uprising tickets to go on sale despite no confirmed venue". Dexerto. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  2. ^ Howard, Brandon (September 5, 2019). "Boston Uprising Find Their Head Coach For The 2020 Season". TheGamer. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  3. ^ Richardson, Liz (October 4, 2019). "Boston Uprising remove 2 assistant coaches, add more staff". Dot Esports. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  4. ^ Richardson, Liz (October 4, 2019). "Overwatch League reveals player contract status for entire league". Dot Esports. Retrieved October 7, 2019.

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