Academy Standouts highlights the players who performed best in the most recent week of NA Academy play.
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Breezyyy, Support, 100 Thieves
In games on Lulu and Rakan, Breezyyy put together two strong showings, especially shining on the Rakan as 100 Thieves Academy took down Team Liquid Academy. Strong laning alongside Prismal led to kills and forced opponent Summoner Spells, and Breezyyy’s disengages and peel in team fights were crucial to allowing Prismal to shine as a carry.
Breezyyy Stats, 2020 Spring Week 2
Breezyyy’s coach, Kelsey Moser, described him to me as “a very positive player with good instincts for the game and an eagerness to learn from the team.” If he keeps learning and shows this level of laning skill and awareness of his role in a team composition, we’ll be seeing Breezyyy on this list more in future weeks.
Damonte, Mid, Dignitas
Another week, another standout showing from Damonte. This time, he did it on Rumble against Yusui’s Viktor and on LeBlanc against Triple’s Lissandra. In signature style, Damonte got out of his lane and affected the map, played aggressively, and drove his team forward. His roaming led to lost CS and a low XP difference number (-401 XPD10 in week 2), but the value he gains and creates elsewhere on the map is worthwhile.
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