Hauntzer
Kevin Yarnell 
United States
Team SoloMid
Struggled in second half teamfights
July 15, 2018
Hauntzer posted a 3/4/4 KDA on Darius in Team SoloMid's loss to 100 Thieves.
ANALYSIS
The laning phase for Hauntzer went well as he built a CS lead but struggled when he grouped for teamfights. He dealt plenty of damage but never got a chance to chain Noxian Guillotines to really wreak havoc. While some of the mid game fights were close, TSM got rocked in the late game. In the final stand Hauntzer managed to pick up a kill before TSM were aced and its Nexus got blown up.
Bodied in the top lane
June 25, 2018
Hauntzer only managed a paltry 0/3/0 KDA in Team SoloMid's loss against Team Liquid on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer played Aatrox in this game and he might as well just stayed backstage with the performance he put forth in this one. He was focused down early and often, which prevented him from gaining any traction whatsoever. Finishing with no kills, his impact was wholly limited and TSM were easily blown apart as a result. TSM will need to get back to the drawing board in a hurry after this tough loss.
Muddled performance in top lane
June 23, 2018
Hauntzer tallied a 2/4/3 KDA in Team SoloMid's loss to Clutch Gaming on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
On Dr. Mundo, Hauntzer struggled to make much of an impact in this game. After he was taken down early on in the first teamfight, it was all downhill from there. He seemed a bit unsure of himself, using his Stopwatch in a situation where he was clearly dead in the water, and things never got better at any point. While TSM managed to stall the game until 45 minutes, Hauntzer struggled to keep his head above water basically at all times here.
Ends game with a bang
February 26, 2018
Hauntzer went 4/1/9 as TSM took down OpTic on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer played a fantastic game on Gnar on Sunday, starting off by finding a solid CS lead in lane that he held onto all game long. TSM's win in this game was built on team plays, and no one was more involved than Hauntzer, who managed to contribute to 13 of his team's 14 kills, the highest kill participation in the game. His highlight definitely came at the end of the game, as he and Bjergsen fought off four members of OpTic by themselves, getting three kills while surviving and Teleporting into the enemy base to end the game.
Lone kill in loss
February 19, 2018
Hauntzer posted a 1/2/0 KDA on Gnar in Team SoloMid's loss to Clutch Gaming on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer's Gnar had its work cut out for itself as Solo was able to counter pick on Camille. An early skirmish ended with Hauntzer picking up first blood on Solo but it wasn't enough to hold him down during the laning phase. Hauntzer was soon struggling to do anything in the split push matchup and wasn't much help in teamfights. Team SoloMid slowly bleed objectives until Clutch Gaming managed to siege through its base to victory.
Errors inconsequential
February 12, 2018
Hauntzer went 5/2/6 as TSM took down CLG on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer's Gangplank started his game off the way the rest of the players did, by joining in on the mid lane teamfight at 18 minutes, managing to help TSM take the fight 3-for-2. Shortly after, however, he was the victim of not one, but two solo kills by huhi's Fiora in the split-push. While these errors were definitely sloppy by Hauntzer, they didn't end up costing TSM much at all, and after a pick onto Stixxay gave TSM Baron, they had no trouble ending.
Farms up a storm
January 28, 2018
Hauntzer ended 0/2/7 as TSM took down OpTic Gaming on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
On Gangplank, Hauntzer rather predictably got very little done early on the map, with the exception of a couple assists with his ultimate. However, he did manage to continuously grow a CS lead over zig's Gnar, passing the Flame Horizon by the end of the game. In the later teamfights, he wasn't the driving force behind TSM's kills, but his damage was passable.
Falters early and often
January 21, 2018
Hauntzer went just 2/4/6 in Team SoloMid's loss to FlyQuest on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
While TSM may be the defending NA LCS champions, they certainly didn't play like it in this game. FlyQuest spent a ton of time focusing down the vaunted top laner in this series. He may have picked up a respectable amount of assists, but he simply paled in comparison to Flame from FlyQuest. Whatever is missing from TSM, they need to shore things up soon before they fall any further.
Nothing doing
January 21, 2018
Hauntzer went 0/3/0 in TSM's Saturday loss to Team Liquid.
ANALYSIS
All of TSM failed to get anything done in this game, and Hauntzer was no exception. He did technically achieve a bit of a CS lead over Impact, but hardly the kind one would hope for, given that he was playing Gnar into Gangplank. Meanwhile, he was ganked by the enemy Malzahar for first blood, and failed to accomplish anything at all from there on in as TSM lost in 28 minutes.
Falls short yet again
October 14, 2017
Hauntzer barely managed a 0/4/2 KDA in TSM's loss to Misfits in the tiebreaker of Group D on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer once again was the goat in this game against Misfits, as he had zero impact on what ended as a pretty rough loss for the North Americans. He chose Jayce and was immediately picked apart by Alphari in lane. He gave up first blood yet again and then died a second time very soon after. He ended up with two more deaths and didn't tally an assist until TSM finally got on board in the waning moments of the match with two inconsequential kills. This day will surely be one that lives on in infamy in TSM history and will force them to watch the rest of Worlds from the sideline.
Feeds in lopsided loss
October 14, 2017
Hauntzer put up a 2/5/0 KDA in TSM's loss to Flash Wolves on Saturday at the 2017 World Championship.
ANALYSIS
This was surely a game that Hauntzer will want to take back. At no point did he seem comfortable in his role or in his lane, as FW made a point to control this lane from the start. Hauntzer was first taken down for first blood three minutes in, again a few minutes later in a failed gank attempt by Svenskeren and then once again at the hands of a turret. It was just an all-around poor showing from the top laner who seems to have fallen from grace over the last few games in this group.
Put North America on his back
October 12, 2017
Hauntzer went 1/0/4 in TSM's Friday win over Flash Wolves to kick off Group D play.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer was given the counter pick of Gnar into MMD's Cho'Gath for this game, and used the champion to its full potential. It took him a bit initially to start accruing a CS lead, but once he did it only grew throughout the game. More importantly, Hauntzer consistently came through in the clutch for TSM, winning a 1-vs-2 fight at 21 minutes and landing a five-man GNAR!!! later on. Hauntzer was the only deathless member of TSM, and his impressive play made the difference in a game won by inches.
Puts Immortals in the dirt
September 3, 2017
Hauntzer went 20/10/20 in TSM's 3-1 Sunday win over Immortals.
ANALYSIS
Coming into the matchup with heaps of confidence, Hauntzer proved he has what it takes to hang even with legends like Flame in a best-of-five. His Game 1 on Gnar was immaculate, as he managed to be a nuisance both in the split-push and in the frontline of teamfights, all while not dying a single time and accruing a large CS advantage. His Game 2 on Renekton looked solid as well, despite a lot of jungle focus and a few missteps, as he came out with the most kill participation on his team, albeit with the most deaths as well. In Game 3, Hauntzer's Cho'Gath was a huge reason why TSM was able to beat out Immortals in the late game, as he simply had more bulk and damage than the enemy tanks. Finally, he returned to Gnar in Game 4 and had another fantastic game, using his chasing abilities to help route IMT from the TSM base multiple times for a comeback victory.
Strong series overall
August 29, 2017
Hauntzer posted a 14/8/35 KDA in Team SoloMid's 3-1 series victory over Team Dignitas on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer kept his champion pool diverse in the series, playing one game each on Shen, Jarvan IV, Maokai, and Cho'Gath. He was a key player for the team's victory throughout each game and through all phases. He posted high KDA's in each game, even in TSM's sole loss. Hauntzer's Shen and J4 are among the best in North America at the moment, as this series demonstrated. Overall, Hauntzer did a lot of things right, which is fantastic after he had some iffy showings during the regular season following his fantastic Spring Split.
Tanks TSM to victory
August 7, 2017
Hauntzer posted a 4/5/18 KDA in TSM's sweep over CLG on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Hauntzer picked two tanks in this series and gave CLG fits from start to finish. He started off on Gnar and, in addition to just being a bulky tank, he managed to constantly roam well to get his teammates ahead. Once teamfights broke out, he was simply too much for CLG to handle at anytime. They always spent far too much time trying to take him down, which gave TSM a huge advantage in fights as it allowed the rest of TSM to shred through CLG. His Maokai in Game 2 was even more of a bother as TSM seemingly waltzed to a 2-0 victory. They'll now wait for the first week of playoffs to finish up to find their opponent.
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