Lazarus confirm yay signing

Lazarus have officially announced the addition of Jaccob "yay" Whiteaker to their starting roster.

yay joins the North American squad on a permanent basis after helping the team to secure a spot in the ESL One New York closed qualifier with a 1.46 rating across the final three rounds of the first open bracket.

The American rifler, who is mostly known for his time with Complexity, had previously been part of Bad News Bears, playing approximately two weeks with the ESEA MDL side before his move to Lazarus.

yay is Lazarus' new fifth player

Lazarus had been on the lookout for a fifth player since Michael "dapr" Gulino was released from his contract at the end of May, with the team fielding Tyson "TenZ" Ngo and Pujan "FNS" Mehta in the first stage of the qualifying process for the next Major as replacements for dapr and Braxton "swag" Pierce.

With yay having helped the Bad News Bears to reach the closed qualifier for the Americas Minor, he will be unable to help his new team in the tournament, which will kick off on June 12.

With yay's addition, Lazarus now have:

United States Braxton "swag" Pierce
Canada Yassine "Subroza" Taoufik
United States Jordan "Zellsis" Montemurro
United States Gage "Infinite" Green
United States Jaccob "yay" Whiteaker

United States Danny "fRoD" Montaner (coach)

United States Jaccob 'yay' Whiteaker
Jaccob 'yay' Whiteaker
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
524
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.13
United States Michael 'dapr' Gulino
Michael 'dapr' Gulino
Age:
20
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
442
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Canada Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Pujan 'FNS' Mehta
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.89
Maps played:
792
KPR:
0.61
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
United States Jordan 'Zellsis' Montemurro
Jordan 'Zellsis' Montemurro
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
455
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Canada Tyson 'TenZ' Ngo
Tyson 'TenZ' Ngo
Age:
18
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
334
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
United States Danny 'fRoD' Montaner
Danny 'fRoD' Montaner
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.78
Maps played:
28
KPR:
0.56
DPR:
0.75
APR:
0.15
United States Gage 'Infinite' Green
Gage 'Infinite' Green
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
334
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.13
United States Braxton 'swag' Pierce
Braxton 'swag' Pierce
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
476
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.14
Canada Yassine 'Subroza' Taoufik
Yassine 'Subroza' Taoufik
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
466
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.15
Good addition
2019-06-10 23:08
Hello #1
2019-06-10 23:08
y tho
2019-06-10 23:09
omg yay
2019-06-11 00:01
#90
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El Salvador SenorFakeflag 
-infinite +Stanislaw and swag unban would make a competitive NA team
2019-06-11 09:20
#16
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Europe Cariocazera 
you are the #1 with my +1
2019-06-10 23:10
he got pedo face
2019-06-10 23:17
Cry
2019-06-11 02:42
#71
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Brazil FerW 
+1
2019-06-11 02:51
Dapr was better tbh but yay has done well lately
2019-06-11 06:33
#82
Khaos | 
Sweden Unluko 
Nice signing for sure!
2019-06-11 07:16
#2
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Argentina lucas_7_94 
expected
2019-06-10 23:08
#3
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South America IFK 
Yay
2019-06-10 23:08
#5
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United Kingdom DyNamiq_ 
Yay!
2019-06-10 23:09
yay
2019-06-10 23:09
#7
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Denmark oskarsports 
yay!
2019-06-10 23:09
#8
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United States pes0man 
yay
2019-06-10 23:09
#9
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Panama xemzex 
yay
2019-06-10 23:09
#10
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Europe Cariocazera 
yaaaaaay
2019-06-10 23:09
who? where?
2019-06-10 23:09
#26
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Switzerland Infi2k 
lazarus better than any german team, dont act like that pls
2019-06-10 23:15
wow better than tier1000
2019-06-10 23:24
Fake news. Sprout and expert would destroy them
2019-06-10 23:24
#37
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Switzerland Infi2k 
not a s1ngle round for sprout, i played vs 3 of sprouts members in esea, they suck... Swag would ez fuck us the right way solo
2019-06-10 23:26
lol..... Swole Patrol at its peak got dumpstered by Virtus.pro on LAN at MDL Global Challenge. Talk to the results not the speculation.
2019-06-11 07:54
#44
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Poland wayfounder 
good jk lol,lazarus won 2 out of 3 times they played against furia so :/
2019-06-10 23:42
#63
EliGE | 
North America Rubley 
Only winning against a top 5 teams 2/3 times. Wow they suck
2019-06-11 00:57
#65
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Switzerland Infi2k 
(2+2 = 4) -1 = 3 quik math
2019-06-11 01:20
Ok, how many times did Lazarus win post FURIA EU bootcamp which is where they got really good? You know that shit team Gorilla Gang, now Singularity, also beat FURIA some times. Same as eUnited. And yet none of these dumpster teams would get double digits against Sprout or expert.
2019-06-11 07:53
#100
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Switzerland Infi2k 
dont know why you so mad my friend^^ calm your tits and live your life tho... you fucking wannabe you`re the only trashtalker here
2019-06-11 16:10
#81
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Netherlands RiberiA 
I'm curious about swag tho fr, dude was a monster before his ban
2019-06-11 07:09
#102
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Poland wayfounder 
yeah, i remember when he got 30kills against NiP in 2013 when(i think nothing had 19)nothing was 2nd in table, swag was 16 at this time.
2019-06-11 23:06
#103
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Poland wayfounder 
u can search this, he was playing for Complexity at this time
2019-06-11 23:06
#13
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Israel TheLoveGuy 
Cool.
2019-06-10 23:09
#14
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Finland EdiEz 
yay
2019-06-10 23:09
#15
rain | 
Norway Alexed 
yay
2019-06-10 23:10
#17
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Brazil hrp_ 
yay
2019-06-10 23:10
#18
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United States Trump2020KAG 
good fit
2019-06-10 23:10
I like yay but prefer dapr over infinite and subroza
2019-06-10 23:10
you watch your fucking mouth
2019-06-11 01:08
Lol oh boy
2019-06-11 01:21
#83
Subroza | 
United States Jevlan 
Infinite and Subroza are both more promising than Dapr imo. Honestly Dapr wasn’t a big loss
2019-06-11 07:24
Sure I personally don't like infinite but dapr consistently was better than subroza in 2019, I only checked 2019 stats as those seemed to be most relevant and it's when Lazarus was formed *but regarding your comment, losing dapr or subroza prob wouldn't be huge loses but dapr was more consistent
2019-06-11 13:34
#98
Subroza | 
United States Jevlan 
on Lazarus itself Subroza was more consistent than Dapr. Dapr was under performing the most out of anyone on Lazarus which I think influenced the drop.
2019-06-11 14:46
Bah, I was hoping checking the last 3 months instead of 6 would help my argument but it didn't, dapr was rated lower in the past 3 months than subroza, you right you right
2019-06-11 15:07
yay
2019-06-10 23:10
#21
swag | 
Belgium xKillian 
Yay
2019-06-10 23:12
yay
2019-06-10 23:12
yay
2019-06-10 23:13
dead team that can't even ever play in a major
2019-06-10 23:13
#25
Sonic | 
United States Stoical 
Beast
2019-06-10 23:14
Never understand why they're willing to play with swag. Don't they want to have a shot at major ever?
2019-06-10 23:16
#56
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France LanaRhoades 
They can play with someone else at a major
2019-06-11 00:30
#89
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El Salvador SenorFakeflag 
-yay +Niko
2019-06-11 09:19
#28
cyx | 
Europe jujin_Ss 
yay
2019-06-10 23:17
#30
s1mple | 
Lithuania Gigska 
+stanislaw soon
2019-06-10 23:18
happy for yay
2019-06-10 23:19
Damn they really don't want majors, keeping swag like that
2019-06-10 23:19
whose calling in this team ffs
2019-06-10 23:21
swag
2019-06-10 23:23
LOL
2019-06-10 23:29
#60
Valiance | 
Myanmar xdcc 
It's perfect he can't get banned again and his teammates will say he's the IGL we did what he asked
2019-06-11 00:44
ahahahahah good1
2019-06-11 00:48
who is*
2019-06-10 23:45
im pretty sure you can also use whose
2019-06-10 23:50
Oh, no no no, it's semantically different
2019-06-11 00:08
i see your point thats a possession question basically btw good name choice bro we only contain %3 of the world population problaby,we are different as we are stronger nofap is a lifestyle which when you can own that power with your will you can achieve everything with this tool
2019-06-11 00:23
What? We are 3% of the world population...? You mean, no-fappers? I was not know the details
2019-06-11 03:38
yeah
2019-06-11 11:55
#38
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United States _AN_yB_detiaB 
I hope they can make a lan. Decent NA players, but nothing close to top of NA.
2019-06-10 23:27
yay
2019-06-10 23:34
HOORAY FOR YAY!
2019-06-10 23:36
#42
Maka | 
Sweden meistr0 
Pretty solid roster now. Also, yikes, all the kids above trying to be "funny" with the "yay" spam, jesus.
2019-06-10 23:38
#46
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United States _AN_yB_detiaB 
welcum to LEDDIT :DDDDDDDd
2019-06-10 23:46
First time on HLTV?
2019-06-10 23:56
#53
Maka | 
Sweden meistr0 
No. But pathetic with all the spamming.
2019-06-11 00:15
first time seeing a childish spam without the intention to offend in hltv
2019-06-11 00:32
#43
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Brazil Moo9n 
gl yay!
2019-06-10 23:41
#49
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Bulgaria cerq_sex_god 
sweet
2019-06-10 23:57
#52
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Brazil yalamix 
yay!
2019-06-11 00:11
yay
2019-06-11 00:15
Yay!
2019-06-11 00:38
Yay
2019-06-11 00:42
#62
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Brazil ragemasterBR 
coL fRod, legend 1.6
2019-06-11 00:56
#67
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Morocco de_cpl_mill 
Yay
2019-06-11 01:35
yay!
2019-06-11 01:50
soyboy pic
2019-06-11 02:21
#73
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United States PrisMcsgo 
Better than shit dapr I fucking hate dapr he looks like autism
2019-06-11 03:51
#92
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Korea Damianlee 
Inb4 Cloud9 sign him
2019-06-11 11:11
#74
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Brazil ragemasterBR 
Congress mans from HLTV, who is in favor of this moving ? Say yay or nay. Yay
2019-06-11 04:59
Unlucko for him, I think he's good enough to be playing at a major.
2019-06-11 05:12
That lineup doesn't look too bad
2019-06-11 05:54
Good player
2019-06-11 06:40
Yayayayay
2019-06-11 06:42
major playoffs to no major team #FREEBRAX
2019-06-11 06:48
Yay
2019-06-11 08:03
fRoD should fill the spot; legend back in my days 🙌🏾
2019-06-11 08:06
#88
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Macau Bent0 
he tried before then shinobi fucked him i.imgur.com/YLIwO7H.png
2019-06-11 08:48
#91
ZywOo | 
Latvia `DinGo 
gl yay
2019-06-11 10:32
#94
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Portugal YANRAZA 
Who?
2019-06-11 12:30
-subroza +TenZ + #freebrax = major
2019-06-11 13:18
Nice add! Now just kick Subroza to be a t2 team
2019-06-11 14:10
#101
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United States SilveryoHD 
yay
2019-06-11 20:20
#104
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Finland tanux 
Yayyy
2019-06-12 06:26
Pussy ADD
2019-06-13 16:28
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