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Rise Nation
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Team Information
Location: United States USA
Coaches: Jonathan "Pacman" Tucker
Managers: Kahreem "BombeR" Horsley
Team Captain: Daniel "Loony" Loza
Sponsor(s): Scuf Gaming
GFUEL
Kontrol Freaks
History
Created: 2014
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Rise Nation is a professional Call of Duty organization located in the United States.

History

Ghosts

Rise came into existence when the team was created to compete in the 2014 Call of Duty Championship. At this time their roster consisted of FEARS, Pacman, and Whea7s, Loony. During the online regional qualifiers they were named “Livin’ the Dream” but they changed this name to their current name Rise for the US Regional Finals where they successfully qualified for the 2014 Call of Duty Championship.

At Call of Duty Championship 2014, the team would be placed in Group F with Vitality.Rises, Wizards e-Sports Club and Brazil 5 Stars. They made easy work of these three international teams by winning all three series with a map count of 9-2. In WBR1, Rise took down VexX Revenge 3-1 before losing to Trident T1 Dotters in game 5 round 10. In the Loser's Bracket, Rise would defeat TCM-Gaming 3-2 but ultimately fall to Strictly Business 3-1 in LBR3 to be eliminated from the tournament. They took home a 7th Place finish and $35,000.

After Champs, FEARS left the roster and was replaced by Saint. This only lasted for MLG Championship Anaheim: Open Bracket where they placed second and qualifed for a spot in MLG CoD League Season 3 Regular Season. Saint was replaced by Attach for the rest of Ghosts.

Despite a weak 13-16th Place finish at UMG Dallas 2014, the team stayed together and managed a 2nd Place finish in MLG CoD League Season 3 Regular Season. The team rounded out the year with a 4th and a 7-8th Place finish at UMG Nashville 2014 and MLG CoD League Season 3 Playoffs respectively. Attach and Loony were then released before Advanced Warfare.

Advanced Warfare

Going into the first event, MLG Columbus 2014, Rise picked up Chino and Diabolic. Chino will remain on the team for the rest of the year but he will end up playing with twelve other players total in Advanced Warfare. Two 17-20th finishes resulted in Whea7s moving to Substitute for Sender. A 7-8th Place finish at MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs and Whea7s was traded to Automatic Reload for Miyagi who would only be on the team for event where Rise failed to qualify for Call of Duty Championship 2015. The team only managed two top five finishes for the rest of the year including 2nd Place at MES Detroit 25k, which was a small tournament which most major teams didn't attend. Rise would drop all four remaining players after they finished 13-16th at MLG World Finals 2015.

Black Ops III

With less than two weeks remaining before the release of Black Ops III, Rise Nation picked up Slacked, Classic, and rising star Octane. Loony also rejoined the team as captain. At Totino's Invitational 2015, Rise Nation would finally do somethings they've been trying to do for nearly two years - win an event. The team defeated both Luminosity Gaming and Team Kaliber 2-1 to set up the first meeting of the year's top two teams. OpTic Gaming had just come off of a dominating win at MLG World Finals and were looking to continue that trend but Rise had other plans. In game 5 round 11, Slacked held down the B Bomb site with two Annihilator kills and dethroned Optic. This marked the first time a team not name OpTic Gaming or FaZe Clan won a major event since 2014.

Following the win, Rise Nation was invited to the 2016 NA CWL Stage 1 Pro Division Qualifying Invitational Tournament where they defeated 3sUP and Team eLevate to claim their spot in 2016 NA CWL Stage 1 Regular Season. Two months later at the first LAN since Totino's, Rise would solidify themselves as a top team as they defeated Luminosity Gaming 4-1 in the UMG South Carolina 2016 Champion Tournament Finals. Over the next four weeks, Rise would finish 2nd Place in two of the four online CWL Challenger Division tournaments. Rise was one of three North American teams invited to ESWC 2016.

In the 2016 NA CWL Stage 1 Regular Season, Rise Nation would finish 2nd Place with a 16-6 record. In the 2016 NA CWL Stage 1 Playoffs Finals, Rise would once again face up against OpTic Gaming. But this time, OpTic would get the best of Rise and take home the championship.

Timeline

  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014

Player Roster

Active

C ID Name Role
USA Loony Daniel Loza 12 AR Slayer
USA Aqua Ulysses Silva 12 AR Slayer
USA FeLonY Tyler Johnson 15 Flex
USA TJHaLy Thomas Haly 19 Player

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
USA Faccento Brice Faccento 12 AR Slayer FOXlogo std.png Echo Fox 2016-11-06 2017-08-26
USA Octane Sam Larew 12 AR Slayer LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming 2015-10-25 2016-10-28
USA Slacked Josiah Berry 01 Slayer LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming 2015-10-25 2016-10-28
USA Classic Nicholas Di Costanzo 03 Support LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming 2015-10-25 2016-10-28
USA ACHES Patrick Price 01 Slayer NVlogo std.png Team EnVyUs 2015-09-24 2015-10-25
USA Burns Matthew Potthoff 02 Objective Logo std2.png Happy Hour 2015-07-20 2015-10-25
USA Whea7s Jamal Lee 03 Support Orbitlogo std.png Team Orbit NA 2015-04-08 2015-10-25
USA Chino Martin Chino 03 Support DTlogo std.png Dream Team 2015-03-08 2015-10-25
USA Apathy Bryan Zhelyazkov 01 Slayer TKlogo std.png Team Kaliber 2015-07-14 2015-09-20
USA TcM Teegan McCarthy 01 Slayer Orbitlogo std.png Team Orbit NA 2015-07-05 2015-07-20
USA TJHaLy Thomas Haly 01 Slayer Elevatelogo std.png Elevate 2015-06-29 2015-07-14
Canada Goonjar Jevon Gooljar-Lim 03 Support XGNlogo std.png XGN Competitive 2015-06-29 2015-07-05
USA Neslo Jeremy Olsen 01 Slayer TKlogo std.png Team Kaliber 2015-04-10 2015-06-29
USA Theory Dylan McGee 02 Objective TKlogo std.png Team Kaliber 2015-04-08 2015-06-29
USA VeXeD Hamza Pirzada 03 Support Retired.png Retired 2015-03-08 2015-04-10
USA PRPLXD Brian Ladd 02 Objective ARlogo std.png Automatic Reload 2015-03-08 2015-04-10
USA LegaL Tyree Glover 01 Slayer SYNlogo std.png SYNRGY Gaming 2015-03-08 2015-03-??
USA Miyagi Danny Ho 01 Slayer Ignitelogo std.png Team Ignite 2015-01-12 2015-03-08
USA Sender Troy Michaels 01 Slayer DTlogo std.png Dream Team 2015-01-09 2015-03-08
USA Diabolic Steven Rivero 01 Slayer DTlogo std.png Dream Team 2014-11-?? 2015-03-08
USA Pacman Jonathan Tucker 02 Objective XGNlogo std.png XGN Competitive 2014-02-?? 2015-03-08
USA Chino Martin Chino 03 Support STNNRlogo std.png Stunner Gaming 2014-11-?? 2015-02-??
USA Whea7s Jamal Lee 03 Support ARlogo std.png Automatic Reload 2014-02-?? 2015-01-12
USA Attach Dillon Price 01 Slayer DNLlogo std.png Denial Esports 2014-07-11 2014-10-30
USA Loony Daniel Loza 12 AR Slayer TKlogo std.png Team Kaliber 2014-02-?? 2014-10-28
USA Saint Brian Baroska 03 Support VexXlogo std.png VexX Gaming 2014-05-19 2014-07-01
USA FEARS Damod Abney 01 Slayer VexXlogo std.png VexX Gaming 2014-02-?? 2014-05-10
USA Image unknown 19 Player Retired.png Retired  ????-??-??  ????-??-??
USA Brev unknown 19 Player Retired.png Retired  ????-??-??  ????-??-??
USA Ghoster Brandon Mestas 19 Player ELv Blogo std.png eLevate.Black  ????-??-??  ????-??-??
USA BombeR Kahreem Horsley 19 Player Managerlogo std.png Manager  ????-??-??  ????-??-??

Organization

Active

ID Name Position
USA Rodger Saffold CEO
USA BombeR Kahreem Horsley Co-Owner

Former

ID Name Position
USA Pacman Jonathan Tucker 19 Coach/Team Manager

Team Achievements

Recent Achievements (full list)
Game Date Place Event Winnings Roster
GameIcon WWII.png 2017-12-10 B313 - 16th 2018 CWL Dallas Open LoonyAquaFeLonYTJHaLy
GameIcon IW3.png 2017-08-13 A44th 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship $80,000 LoonyAquaFaccentoFeLonY
GameIcon IW3.png 2017-07-30 B313 - 16th 2017 CWL Global Pro League Stage 2 $12,500 LoonyAquaFaccentoFeLonY
GameIcon IW3.png 2017-06-18 A99 - 12th 2017 CWL Anaheim Open LoonyAquaFaccentoFeLonY
GameIcon IW3.png 2017-05-28 A99 - 12th 2017 CWL Global Pro League Stage 1 $12,500 LoonyAquaFaccentoFeLonY

Media

Articles

  • 2016
  • 2015

Highlight Videos

Interviews

Gallery

See Also

External Links

References