The Pioneers add oderus and MAKKA
Former Ghost Academy manager and coach Kenny "kenny-1os-" Dang has announced that he has joined up with new MDL side The Pioneers. Rounding out the previously announced trio of the team will be former Ghost Academy/BlackOut alumni Chad "oderus" Miller and Bryan "MAKKA" Drouillard.
The completed Pioneers roster is now:
- Ryan "GRAMPZ" Baber
- Tyler "tweiss" Weiss
- Connor "CONNOR93" Glover
- Chad "oderus" Miller
- Bryan "MAKKA" Drouillard
- Kenny "kenny-1os-" Dang (Coach/Manager)
The team established themselves on the map (though using FPL star Edgar "MarKE" Jiminez instead of MAKKA) with a pair of strong qualifier showings, first ESL One Belo Horizonte, and DreamHack Austin over the weekend.
The surprise package of the DreamHack Austin qualification, The Pioneers took down compLexity and eUnited en route to the final. There, the new squad ran out of steam, and fell to Rogue 2-0.
The next season of ESEA MDL, in which The Pioneers will be competing, is set to start May 21st.