Esports organization Immortals just announced a new pro Valorant team that’s based out of the Great Lakes region.
A majority of players on Immortals’ new Valorant team roster come from the Great Lakes, which is consistent with the company’s ambition to represent the GLR on the esports world stage.
The all-women, final roster is comprised of the following players:
- Initiator – Sarah Simpson, Ontario, Canada (Gamertag: Sarah)
- Flex – Jennifer Khamdaraphone, Elgin, Illinois (Gamertag: Jen)
- IGL – Kaylen Ruddel, Romulus, Michigan (Gamertag: Kay)
- Duelist – Julia Dias, New Bedford, Massachusetts (Gamertag: Julia)
- Controller – Lydia Wilson, Montgomery, Texas (Gamertag: Tupperware)
“Immortals has found success within the Riot esports ecosystem with our professional teams in League of Legends and Wild Rift,” said Jordan Sherman, Immortals CEO. “As we looked at expansion opportunities in Valorant, there was a clear opportunity for us to further our goals for our brand, company, and gaming in the Great Lakes region.”
To mark the launch of the new Valorant team, Immortals players and staff visited Chicago for a boot camp, media shoot, and practice for their first tournament on March 31. In addition, Immortals is sponsoring the University of Michigan Esports Club’s Women’s Valorant event on April 15th.
The new team kicks off competition at the Verizon VCT Game Changers Stage 1 Open Qualifier on March 31.