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Skyline Men's Basketball is committed to fielding a team of local players. Our primary focus is Development- both on and off the court. As a result, our players are prepared for success at the four-year level. Since 2005, former Skyline players have appeared in one National Championship game, five NCAA Tournaments, been named All-American once and All-Conference six times. In addition, three former players have signed professional contracts. Of our players who have moved on to play at the four-year level, 79% have done so on athletic scholarship. Academic success is also a key component at Skyline. A recipient of the prestigious Scholar Team Award, our program boasts a 96% graduation/transfer rate among two-year players. In addition, members of the Men's Basketball team have been named to the Dean's List 82 times.

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Trojan News

Skyline defeats Cañada 76-65
The Trojans got its first conference victory last night over county-rival Cañada. Soren Carpenter’s three-point play with 13:52 remaining in the first half gave Skyline the lead 11-8. The Trojans never trailed again. Carpenter (Lowell HS) finished with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Sophomores Tavita Jimenez (Serra HS) and Usman Hameed (Riordan HS) both tallied 16 points and combined for 16 rebounds. You can watch all the game action here.

Skyline falls to SFCC 64-56
The Trojans opened conference play against the #1 ranked team in Northern California. Skyline took a 28-22 lead into half-time, but came up short in the end. SFCC came into the game averaging 90 ppg. Skyline held SFCC to its lowest point total on the season, its lowest number of 3-point field goals made, and its lowest number of offensive rebounds this year. Skyline’s defensive intensity and rebounding effort gave them a chance to win; however, the Trojans shot just 38% from the field and 58% from the FT line.

Enciso Helps NLEX start the Season with a Win
Simon Enciso had a very impressive PBA debut. He was the game’s second-leading scorer, hitting 5 of 8 from behind the arc, helping NLEX start the season in the win column. You can read more here.

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Mens Soccer
Skyline College is please to announce that Gabe Saucedo has been hired as the Head Men's Soccer Coach for the 2016 season.

Wrestling
Nothing matters more for Skyline this weekend than the wrestling team's regional tournament. The Skyline..

Badmitton
The Skyline Women's Badminton team qualified 2 doubles teams to the State Championships- Fiona Lai and Vivi Tran.

Badmitton
The Skyline Women's Badminton team qualified 2 doubles teams to the State Championships- Fiona Lai and Vivi Tran.

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Prospective Athletes

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Perspective student athletes from outside the Skyline College recruitment area must make first contact with the Skyline College Athletic Department. The contact can be by letter, e-mail, phone, or personal visit.

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Men's Roster

# Name Year Position Height Weight High School
 3  Soren Carpenter  So.  Guard  6'  170  Lowell
 5  Jeremiah Batiste  Fr.  Guard  6'  175  Washington
 10  Jacob Salinero  Fr.  Guard  6'1"  190  Half Moon Bay
 15  Clayton Ladine  Fr.  Guard  6'1"  175  Burton
 21  Romel Greene  Fr.  Wing  6'3"  170  S. San Francisco
 23  Justin Gutang  So.  Guard  6'3"  185  Burlingame
 24  Nate Riley  Fr.  Guard  6"1"  165  Galileo
 30  KeDraun Buckner  Fr.  Wing  6'3"  195  Piedmont Hills
 32  Ben Johnson  So.  Guard  6'2"  185  West Ranch
 33  Kylan Jones  Fr.  Wing  6'4"  170  Lincoln
 34  Lamar Anderson  So.  Wing  6'  195  Balboa
 35 Antonio Hughes  So.  Wing  6'3"  175  Lowell
 41 Ralph Rianda  Fr.  Forward  6'4"  185  King City
 
Transfer Athlete

Marques Benjamin

Mayville State Univ.

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Biography

Marques signed a full scholarship with Mayville State University. As a senior, he was named NAIA All-American, Honorable Mention. He also set the school’s all-time record for assists in a season, with 190 assists. Marques was a unanimous selection for 1st Team All-Conference, leading the Dakota Athletic Conference in assists and finishing 10th in scoring (13.7 ppg). He finished 3rd in the nation in assists per game (6.8 apg)...

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Coaches

Head Coach

Justin Piergrossi

Justin Piergrossi is entering his thirteenth season as head coach at Skyline College. Since the day he arrived, the Trojans have concentrated on recruiting and developing local players to fill their roster. In twelve seasons, 156 out of 174 players who completed a season were from Skyline’s defined recruiting area. The emphasis on local players has provided an excellent opportunity for many young men to develop on and off the floor. Since 2004, 96% of the players who completed two years in the program earned their Associate's Degree or transferred to a four-year school.

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Assistant Coach

Eddy Harris

Eddy Harris begins his twelfth season as an assistant coach at Skyline College. Harris joined the Skyline coaching staff after finishing his career and education at the University of San Francisco. He was a member of the USF basketball team from 1999 to 2002, playing for head coach Phil Mathews. During the 2000-01 season, Harris was honored with the “We Play Hard” Award for his dedication and work ethic. He completed his bachelor’s degree in 2002 and then went on to earn his master’s degree in 2004.

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Skyline College strictly adheres to the recruiting rules found in the California Community College Athletic Association/ Commission on Athletics Constitution and Bylaws. Specifics can be found by going to cccaasports.org, and then to bylaw 2 “recruitment.”

Perspective student athletes from outside the Skyline College recruitment area must make first contact with the Skyline College Athletic Department. . .

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