Cleary University in Howell recruiting for esports team, scholarship money available

University to break ground on arena in March

New athletics team being launched by Michigan based school

HOWELL, Mich.Cleary University in Howell is recruiting for its esports team.

The business school is preparing to break ground on an esports arena in March. Its esports coach, Jarod Ericksen, is recruiting for the first time ever.

E-athletes will have similar eligibility requirements as other athletes. You have to be a full-time student and have some ability at your esport of choice. There is scholarship money available if you’re good enough.

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