Melanie “meL” Capone is the IGL and Controller player of Version1 VALORANT and joins the team as one of the most decorated competitors in the region. During her time on Cloud9 White, meL led the team to victory in six consecutive North American Game Changers tournaments. meL has been playing FPS games since she was 5, competed in her first LAN event for CS:GO when she was 16 years old, and began her competitive career in VALORANT shortly after the game was released. As an IGL, meL’s ability to consistently place her teammates into favorable engagements, identify the weaknesses of her opponents, and make game-winning midround calls has distinguished her as one of the smartest strategic minds in North America. Before competing in VALORANT, meL worked as an observer and producer for online CS:GO tournaments. meL’s signature Agent is Astra/Omen, and she uses a claw grip.
Ava “florescent” Eugene is the Duelist for Version1 VALORANT. florescent is the youngest female player to have hit the in-game rank of Radiant, which she accomplished at the age of 14. She made her debut on the VALORANT competitive circuit at the age of 16 as part of Misfits Black, where she quickly turned heads after dropping 105 kills in a series against Shopify Rebellion GC. florescent is an aggressive playmaker, frequently finding highlight-worthy kills during executes and ruthlessly punishing even the smallest of mistakes from her opponents. florescent’s signature Agents are Jett and Reyna.
Sarah “sarah” Simpson is the Initiator for Version1 VALORANT. sarah made a name for herself on the North American Game Changers circuit as part of Immortals, where her smooth mechanics and playmaking ability helped propel her team to numerous top placements in tournaments. sarah’s signature agent is Fade, and she has four cats and a Malamute.
Nicole “Noia” Tierce is the Sentinel for Version1 VALORANT. Prior to joining V1, Noia competed in the EU Game Changers circuit as part of Rix.GG Lightning before moving to NA to join the roster of XSET Purple. Noia’s playstyle is a lethal combination of calculated aggression, refined mechanical skill, and quick thinking. Noia’s signature Agent is Killjoy and she uses a claw grip.