Hazel steps down as Origen's coach, xPeke to handle interim duties

by Josh Bury Feb 11 2016
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Origen coach Nicolai "Hazel" Larsen has stepped down, the organization announced Thursday.

In a Facebook post, the team confirmed that Hazel would be replaced in the interim by Enrique "xPeke" Cedeño-Martinez while the organization seeks a suitable replacement.

Unfortunately, our coach Nicolai "Hazel" Larsen has stepped down from the position. We would like to thank Hazel for his...

Posted by Origen on Thursday, 11 February 2016

Origen's results this split have been underwhelming compared to their strong performance at Worlds. Their 4-4 record puts them at sixth overall in the EU LCS standings.

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