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DePaul captures BIG EAST League of Legends fall title

Esports lounge at DePaul
(DePaul University/Randall Spriggs)

The fall 2022 League of Legends BIG EAST Championship concluded this month with DePaul capturing its third BIG EAST League of Legends title in four seasons. 

Entering the event as the No. 1 seed, the Blue Demons came from behind to top No. 2 seed St. John’s and earn the 2-1 victory. Overall, DePaul capped the fall season with a 9-1 (7-1 BIG EAST) mark, while St. John’s finished 8-2 (7-1 BIG EAST).

The full 2022 fall slate consisted of a best-of-three round robin, with each team playing each other team once. After seven weeks and 36 completed regular-season matches, the top-four positions in the league standings were solidified on Nov. 12, with DePaul being crowned champions on Dec. 4. ​View full results from the season​​ online​.

Based on university values, DePaul Esports provides an inclusive community that honors and respects human dignity through and in gaming. DePaul prepares students for careers in the esports industry, with academic majors that range from game design to sports management. 

With a large and dedicated community of gamers amongst students, DePaul’s esports activities include teams competing in BIG EAST esports seasons and tournaments, gaming centers in residence halls, pop up gaming lounges, and gaming-centered events. Each of these initiative establishes Blue Demons and DePaul as leaders in collegiate esports.