EG mid laner Jojopyun provides to historic debut season with LCS Rookie of the Yr award
Evil Geniuses mid laner Jojopyun has been awarded the LCS Rookie of the Yr award, the league introduced at present. Jojopyun secured first place within the voting course of with two-thirds of the out there first-place votes. Different gamers to obtain first-place votes for rookie of the yr included Cloud9 AD carry Berserker, in addition to FlyQuest solo laners Philip and Toucouille.
Not like the LCS’ MVP awards, the factors for the league’s standout rookie award embody the accomplishments of first-year gamers all through your complete season versus only one cut up. This season, Jojopyun has appeared in 88 whole video games for EG to this point, main the group to a complete file of 57-31 in particular person video games on the yr (together with worldwide tournaments).
In his first cut up on the LCS stage, Jojopyun led EG to its first LCS title in franchise historical past, whereas quickly after serving to to deliver the group to the semifinals of the Mid-Season Invitational.
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For EG, Jojopyun’s Rookie of the Yr award marks the second consecutive time that the franchise has seen considered one of its gamers acknowledged. Final season, ADC Danny was given the honors for the group after his breakout debut.
Jojopyun was additionally voted to the LCS Summer season Cut up’s first All-Professional group final week, together with three different members of EG’s beginning lineup. EG went 15-3 within the Summer season Cut up, whereas Jojopyun earned 62 kills and 123 assists throughout the cut up, which had been each essentially the most amongst all rookies who obtained votes, in accordance with League stats web site Oracle’s Elixir.
Jojopyun and EG will return to the LCS stage this weekend for a best-of-five match with Cloud9 after securing a bye within the first spherical of the LCS playoffs.