Baker University adds eSports for the 2019-2020 school year

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BALDWIN CITY, Kan. (AP) -

Baker University will become the eighth school in Kansas to join a national association for collegiate eSports.

The school in Baldwin City announced Friday that Baker would add eSports for the next school year.

Athletic Director Nate Houser announced that Toby Ebel was will the university’s first eSports coach. He has served many roles at Baker since 2001, many involving technical and website positions.

The Wildcats will compete in three different games in their inaugural season. The games will be announced at a later date.

Baker will join the National Association of Collegiate Esports. It also will be the sixth school in the Heart of America Conference to add eSports.

Baker will also be the sixth school within the Heart of America Athletic Conference to add eSports.

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