FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Boston Uprising announced today the signing of tank player Michael “mikeyy” Konicki from Stonington, Connecticut, who most recently played in Overwatch Contenders with Noble.
mikeyy is a main tank player with proficiency on heroes like Wrecking Ball, Reinhardt and Orisa. His addition will add depth to the roster alongside OWL veteran Cameron “Fusions” Bosworth.
“Though mikeyy hasn’t been in the Overwatch Contenders scene for very long, we like what we’ve seen from him in that short amount of time,” said Chris “HuK” Loranger, President of Gaming for the Uprising. “We’re also happy to add a New England local to the team and hope our fans will root for this hometown player.”
Konicki, 19, began his path to pro with Skyfoxes In November 2019, helping the team win both North American Breakable Barriers tournaments and the Mayhem Winter Classic. He moved to North American Overwatch Contenders team Noble in March 2020, helping them win Trials Week 2 just days after joining.
The Uprising’s season will continue on Friday during the May Melee tournament. The match will be streamed live on YouTube.
mikeyy’s career history:
2020: Boston Uprising (OWL)
2020: Noble (Overwatch Contenders NA)