Nicolaj Jensen 
Supportive play nets win
August 6, 2018
Jensen earned a 1/0/3 KDA on Zilean during his team's convincing win over CLG.
Although he is used to playing more carry champions, Jensen had no problem switching up his playstyle in order to support his team. On Zilean, he was able to hold his own in lane and provide a necessary ultimate to assist the rest of his carries in staying alive throughout fights. Speeding up his jungler, he allowed C9 to take several important teamfights during the mid game. As the game progressed, he never slowed down, allowing C9 to storm into CLG's base and end the game just minutes after finding the buff.
Solid second fiddle
July 22, 2018
5/1/6 was Jensen's KDA as Cloud9 took down Team Liquid on Saturday.
Jensen's Orianna had a strong start to the game, taking a significant early CS lead against Pobelter's Azir. While this lead would fade as the game wore on, Jensen's impact would not, as his teamfighting prowess was something to behold. He consistently put out plenty of damage, landing solid Shockwaves as well as making great use of his champion's utility. Of course, it helped to have Licorice's superb Poppy as a Ball carrier, but Jensen's damage synergized perfectly with his top laner's tankiness and aggression in fights.
Lackluster after laning phase
July 15, 2018
Jensen ended 5/4/5 in Cloud9's Sunday loss to CLG.
Picking Syndra into Orianna, Jensen was set up to win lane, and did just that, taking an early CS lead that didn't disappear til the end of the game. However, this was more or less the extent of his accomplishments, as his usefulness fell off hard after he was ganked by Biofrost and Stixxay. He never seemed to get a good ultimate off in teamfights, either using too few Dark Spheres or targeting someone questionable, namely the enemy support after the latter had already used his abilities.
Returns in losing effort
July 1, 2018
Jensen finally got his way back into the starting lineup against TSM on Saturday, but his 8/5/3 KDA wasn't enough to prevent his team's loss.
Jensen might not have led his team to a win here, but it wasn't for a lack of effort. He was on fire with his Irelia and was one of the major reasons Cloud9 enjoyed a lead at any point in this game. He did have a rough early game filled with some positioning errors, but he recovered and teamfought relentlessly to propel C9 into a lead in the late game. In the end, though, they were undone by a clutch play from mithy and Grig that allowed Grig to steal the Baron, sealing C9's fate. Still, this was a strong performance for Jensen in his return to action.
On the bench for now
June 13, 2018
Jensen was announced not to be starting this weekend in a YouTube video on Cloud9's official channel.
Widely believed to be one of, if not the best mid laner in the NA LCS for multiple splits running, it's hard to believe that Jensen, as well as Sneaky and Smoothie, will not be starting for Cloud9 as the Summer Split kicks off. Owner Jack Etienne and coach Reapered insisted that the move was best for the team, but it could very well be an attempt to light a fire under their former stars. Fans will have to wait and see just how permanent this roster change ends up being, given the limited success of the new starters in previous LCS stints.
Admirable attempt
March 19, 2018
Jensen went 2/0/3 in Cloud9's Sunday loss to FlyQuest.
Jensen's pick of Cassiopeia in this game was intelligent, as the champion's consistent high damage and ability to build some tank stats make her ideal into a lineup of several tanks. Indeed, Jensen was really the only member of Cloud9 to find much success in teamfights, as his positioning allowed him to spew out damage while remaining deathless. Unfortunately, he had no way of getting to WildTurtle's Kog'Maw without going through the tanks first, which just took too long.
Unable to carry
March 4, 2018
Jensen went 3/2/8 in Cloud9's loss to Counter Logic Gaming on Saturday.
With the high-powered Ryze as his champion, Jensen had a chance to give his team yet another win in the NA LCS. Early on, it looked as though that would be the case. Once Sneaky got fed early in the bottom lane, it should have been an easy road to victory. Jensen added on to the lead with a few kills of his own, including a big one on Reignover that led to C9's first Baron at 23 minutes. Despite all of these early advantages, C9 didn't account for Stixxay's late-game prowess as he grew into a beast that completely shut Jensen and C9 down in the late game. Jensen and company will need to shore up their play against lower-tier teams in order to hold onto its spot in the standings.
Solid Taliyah play
February 26, 2018
Jensen earned a 5/2/2 KDA on Taliyah in Cloud9's win against Clutch Gaming on Sunday.
The laning phase was pretty boring for Jensen as he traded clearing minion waves until reaching level six. Once Jensen had Weavers Wall to make plays with, he got things going with a perfect use of the ultimate to cut off bottom lanes escape, earning Jensen his first kill. Cloud9 quickly built a lead in the mid game as it won teamfights and took objectives all across the Rift. After securing Baron and smashing Clutch 3-for-0 in a teamfight, C9 quickly pushed to claim a victory in under 25 minutes.
Leads Cloud9 in win to the surprise of no one
February 11, 2018
Jensen was the catalyst for Cloud9's win over FlyQuest, finishing with an 8/2/2 KDA on Azir.
While Cloud9 was behind for a large portion of this, Jensen's presence made it so that they never truly felt out of the game. This was especially true when he started to secure picks that slowed the game down and gave Cloud9 a fighting chance at the victory. He then super-powered his team during the big teamfight that secure the team Baron and three kills for enough space to waltz down the mid lane for the win.
Strong use of Ryze results in victory
February 5, 2018
Jensen earned a 3/1/7 KDA on Ryze throughout C9's victory over OpTic on Saturday.
Although many Ryze players have found low levels of success in competitive, Jensen was able to show the champions true strength as he dominated OpTic Gaming. Finding a lead in lane, he was able to swiftly join his team to being pressuring the rest of the map. Moving expertly as a unit, he was instrumental to Cloud9's success, dealing insane amounts of damage in skirmishes that halted OpT in its tracks. Able to remain safe despite his small range, he died only a single time in the victory, participating in all but two of his team's kills during the 36-minute victory.
Propped up early
February 5, 2018
Jensen ended 2/0/3 as Cloud9 took down Clutch Gaming on Sunday.
Jensen found himself playing Cassiopeia into Orianna this game, a disadvantageous matchup he was pressured into with a plethora of targeted bans. Thankfully, he was given the help he needed to keep up early on, as his team attempted to spoon feed him first blood and another kill, though both went to Svenskeren incidentally. This allowed Jensen to scale and put out plenty of damage and crowd control in teamfights, paying his team back in full for the early assistance.
Goes beast mode in easy win
January 28, 2018
Jensen popped off with a 4/1/10 KDA on Taliyah during Cloud9's win over 100 Thieves on Sunday.
Jensen continues to impress in yet another split for Cloud9. His play on Taliyah in this series was incredible, as he never let 100 Thieves breath for one moment. He used Taliyah's passive to perfection, zooming around the map with ease to grab the most kills and assists across both sides. As long as Jensen continues to play like this, Cloud9 always has a chance at victory.
Solid Zilean play throughout victory
January 21, 2018
Jensen earned a 3/1/9 KDA on Zilean as Cloud9 took down Counter Logic Gaming on Saturday.
The early game was mainly just farming time in the mid lane for Jensen. He started to roam early in order to help out in the top side jungle. Jensen started to shine in the mid game as he picked up a nice solo kill against Huhi's Malzahar. The late teamfights were pretty easy for Jensen as he was able to safely sit back and drop Time Bomb stuns on CLG. After winning trades in back-to-back teamfights, C9's Baron power played ripped through the remnants of CLG's base to finished off Day 1, Week 1 of the spring split.
Unable to Ryze up
October 16, 2017
Jensen ended C9's Sunday loss to EDG with a 3/4/2 KDA as Ryze.
Jensen was unable to scale into a late game threat with C9 losing the map from an early stage. He was involved in all but one C9 kill, leading the team with three kills. The Ryze pick has not been going well for most teams at Worlds so far but continues to be a popular mid lane choice.
Dominates mid lane against ahq
October 15, 2017
Jensen put up a 5/0/3 KDA in Cloud9's win against ahq on Sunday.
Jensen, after not really showing up in a big way against SKT, played a strong game against ahq to help his team lockup win. He picked up the first blood about eight minutes in and that was just about all she wrote for ahq. Sure, they may have gotten a single kill throughout the game, they found no objectives whatsoever. Jensen, on the other hand, picked up five kills in the game and was generally a dominating presence from start to finish.
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