In Memory of Gabe

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In Memory of Gabe
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Team Information
Location: North America North America
History
Created: 2017-01-21
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In Memory of Gabe was a North American SMITE team.

History

Season 4

In Memory of Gabe was one of many teams that was created in the wake of the so-called "Rosterpocalypse" that happened after each season. The team comprised of former SoaR Gaming teammates and iconic duo lane Snoopy and Eonic, Flash Point eSports midlaner Hurriwind, who had been left without his friend and longtime teammate Homiefe after Homiefe's departure for SoaR Gaming, Noble eSports solo laner hopeful Whalrus and former Xbox jungler Cynosure. The team was named for Gabe the Dog, a miniature American Eskimo and Pomeranian mixed dog who had been become an internet meme during his lifetime for his audibly pleasing bark noises, phonetically written as "bork". Gabe the Dog's "borks" were edited onto many videos and remixed innumerable times. Gabe the Dog passed away on 20 January 2017, with the SMITE team created the next day.

In Memory of Gabe was seen as a potential superteam alongside the new SoaR Gaming, however, going unsponsored, In Memory of Gabe would have to fight its way into the SPL. It accomplished the first half of its goal by crushing the Open Qualifier that would lead to the Spring Relegations, without losing a single game. And while they showed great strength during the SPL Spring Season, teams like Team Eager and Luminosity were just better, causing the team to get a still solid 4th place.

Before the Spring Gauntlet, the team was picked up by Carbon Six. Met with immediate community backlash, Carbon Six refused to provide jerseys, leaving the players unable to compete in the Gauntlet. However, Carbon Six was acquired by Most Wanted eSports the next day, which provided the necessary jerseys, saving the team from its fate, while also releasing them from contract.

Timeline

  • 2017

Player Roster

Active

ID Name Role
USA Whalrus Mark Maloney Template:RoleSortNumber Solo
USA Cynosure Brooks Mattey Template:RoleSortNumber Jungle
USA Hurriwind Tyler Whitney Template:RoleSortNumber Mid
Canada Snoopy Evan Jones Template:RoleSortNumber Hunter
Canada Eonic Sinjin Thorpe Template:RoleSortNumber Support

Fomer

ID Name Role Next Team
USA Whalrus Mark Maloney Template:RoleSortNumber Solo C6logo std.png Carbon Six
USA Cynosure Brooks Mattey Template:RoleSortNumber Jungle C6logo std.png Carbon Six
USA Hurriwind Tyler Whitney Template:RoleSortNumber Mid C6logo std.png Carbon Six
Canada Snoopy Evan Jones Template:RoleSortNumber Hunter C6logo std.png Carbon Six
Canada Eonic Sinjin Thorpe Template:RoleSortNumber Support C6logo std.png Carbon Six

Team Achievements

Team Achievements
Date Place Event Roster Winnings
2017-04-16 A33rd 2017 NA SPL Spring Gauntlet WhalrusCynosureHurriwindSnoopyEonic
2017-03-26 A55th 2017 NA SPL Spring Season WhalrusCynosureHurriwindSnoopyEonic
2017-02-12 I1Q 2017 NA SPL Spring Relegations WhalrusCynosureHurriwindSnoopyEonic
2017-01-29 I1Q 2017 NA SPL Spring Relegations Open Qualifier WhalrusCynosureHurriwindSnoopyEonic
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