Highlighting the careers of former Skyline players since
Justin Piergrossi took over the program in 2004-05.
Mayville State Univ.
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).
As a junior, Marques led the Comets to the NAIA National Championship game, which was nationally televised. As the starting point guard, he led Mayville to a 27-9 record. The Comets also won the regular season conference championship, and the DAC Tournament Championship.
Marques started 54 of 64 games during his two seasons at Mayville. Over his two-year career, he shot 48% from the field, and 78% from the free throw line, while averaging 4.8 rpg and 5.6 apg. Marques also finished his career with a 2.3 to 1, assist-to-turnover ratio.
University of Hawaii- Hilo
Sam signed a full scholarship with the University of Hawaii-Hilo. He received All-Conference honors both seasons in the Pacific West Conference. Over his two-year career, Sam started 50 out of 52 games, leading the team in rebounding and blocks both seasons. In his senior year, Sam averaged 9.9 ppg and 6 rpg. He shot 51% from the floor and 76% from the free throw line.
As a junior, Sam averaged nearly a double-double in league. He scored 12.5 ppg while collecting 9.3 rpg in the Pac-West. Sam was 2nd in the conference in rebounding, 4th in blocks, and was top 20 in scoring, FG%, FT%, and minutes played. He also recorded eight double-double’s his junior season.
Seattle Pacific University
Filip signed a full scholarship with Seattle Pacific University, one of the premier Division-II programs in the country. During his two seasons, SPU qualified for the NCAA National Tournament twice, achieved a national ranking each year, and posted a 39-17 overall record. Filip appeared in 41 games over his career, connecting on 56% of his field goal attempts.
As a senior, Filip was named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Star Team. A Computer Science major, he earned a 3.25 GPA.
During his junior season, SPU won its second straight Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championship.
Brannon signed a scholarship and played the 2007-08 season for the Millersville University Marauders. The team posted a record of 22-10, reaching its second straight NCAA Tournament East Regional Final. He appeared in 16 games over the course of the year, averaging 7.8 ppg.
Brannon ranked 4th on the team in scoring, 4th in assists, 2nd in assist-to-turnover ratio, and 6th in steals. He also led the team in free throw shooting at 87%, connecting on 26 of 30 attempts.
San Francisco State Univ.
Jeremy signed a full scholarship and played the 2007-08 season for the Mayville State University Comets. He appeared in 13 games over the course of the year, averaging 5.7 ppg. Jeremy shot 47.6% from the field, 32% from behind the arc, and 75% from the free throw line. He also recorded nearly a 2 to 1, assist-to-turnover ratio.
Jeremy played the 2009-10 season for the San Francisco State Gators, appearing in all 31 games. He led the team in free throw shooting at 88%, and was 3rd on the team in three-point field goals made.
University of Hawaii- Hilo
Bryan signed a full scholarship with the University of Hawaii-Hilo. In his two years, Bryan appeared in 52 of the team’s 53 games, starting 27 of them. In his senior season, Bryan was the team’s 2nd leading scorer at 14.2ppg. He led the Vulcans in steals and FT%, while finishing 2nd on the team in assists and 3FG%.
In his final season, Bryan also finished in the Top 12 for the Pacific West Conference in points, steals, and FT%.
In his first year Bryan appeared in all 27 games for the Vulcans. He led the team in assists, was 4th in steals, and 5th on the team in scoring (10ppg). Bryan connected on 47% of his shots throughout the season and 73% of his free throws. He also led the team in 3FG% at 44%.
Houston Baptist Univ.
Mario signed a full scholarship with Houston Baptist University. He concluded a tremendous Division-I career by posting 23 points and 17 rebounds in the Great West Tournament Championship game. For his efforts he was voted All-Tournament.
Mario led the Huskies to a 2nd place finish in the Great West (they were picked to finish 8th). In conference games he averaged 16.5ppg and 11.1rpg. He was a unanimous 1st Team All-Conference selection.
Mario also finished 23rd in the nation in field goal percentage hitting 54.5% of his shots and 36th in the nation in rebounds at 9.2 rebounds per game.
Over his two-year career, Mario started 49 games for the Huskies and recorded twelve double-double’s.
Houston Baptist Univ.
Shawn signed a full scholarship to play at Houston Baptist University. In his two years, he appeared in 59 of the team’s 64 games. As a senior Shawn started 24 of 31 games and was 3rd on the team in minutes played. He finished 3rd on the team in steals, 3rd on the team in assists and 4th on the team in points scored. Shawn connected on 37% of his 3FG’s and finished 3rd on the team in 3FG’s made.
In his first season Shawn helped lead the Huskies to a surprise 2nd place finish in the Great West Conference and an appearance in the conference tournament championship game. On the season, he led the team in free throw shooting by hitting 82% from the line.
San Francisco State Univ.
Matt signed a full scholarship to play at Colorado State-Pueblo in 2009-10. He helped the Thunderwolves finish with a 17-11 record, the most wins recorded in a season since 2003-04. He appeared in 26 of the team’s 28 games on the season and finished 2nd on the team in field goal percentage at 55%.
Matt signed a scholarship to play the 2010-11 season for San Francisco State. He helped the Gators achieve a 4th place finish in the always tough CCAA, earning them a home game in the conference tournament for the first time in school history. Matt was one of only six players to appear in all 27 games on the season. He averaged 5ppg and was 2nd on the team in field goal percentage at 56%.
Ronney signed a full scholarship to play at Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC for the 2009-10 season. Livingstone competes in the Central Collegiate Athletic Association, an NCAA Division-II conference made up of ten historically African-American institutions of higher education. The CIAA is the nation’s oldest black athletic conference.
Ronney appeared in sixteen games for the Blue Bears. In his first start of the season he led the team in scoring, hitting all of his shots from the field and the free throw line.
For the season, he was the 2nd leading scorer off the bench. Ronney was also 2nd on the team in overall field goal percentage (hitting 48% of his shots), 2nd on the team in 3FG%, and 3rd in FT%.
Rodney signed a full scholarship to play at Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC for the 2009-10 season. Livingstone competes in the Central Collegiate Athletic Association, an NCAA Division-II conference made up of ten historically African-American institutions of higher education. The CIAA is the nation’s oldest black athletic conference.
Rodney appeared in ten games on the year for the Blue Bears, starting in one of them. In his only start, Rodney helped lead the team to its first conference win over Shaw University.
Academy of Art University
Devin signed a scholarship to play for Academy of Art University. Over his career he appeared in 52 of the team’s 53 games. Playing the point guard position, Devin recorded the best assist:turnover ratio during each of his two seasons for the Urban Knights.
As a senior, Devin helped AAU record the most wins in school history. He led the team in assists and was 2nd on the team in steals.
In his first season, Devin finished 2nd on the team in total assists. In addition, he was 4th on the team in steals, blocks, and 3FG%.
San Francisco State Univ.
Mike played the 2009-10 season for the San Francisco State Gators. He appeared in all 31 games throughout the year. Mike led the team in free throw shooting percentage at 80%. He recorded his career-high in the Gators upset of national power, Kentucky Wesleyan. Mike scored eight points in ten minutes off the bench.
Martin Methodist Univ.
James signed a full scholarship to play the 2009-10 season for Martin Methodist College. The RedHawks had a very successful season, finishing with a record of 18-13.
James appeared in 13 games on the year.
Clark Atlanta Univ
Logan completed his career at Clark Atlanta University appearing in all 59 games his team played. As a senior he started in 28 of 29 games. He was 2nd on the team in scoring at 10ppg, while averaging 3.7rpg. He led the team in FT%, was 2nd in assists, and 3rd in three pointers made. In his final game at Clark, Logan scored a game-high 22 points in 26 minutes.
As a junior, Logan helped lead the Panthers to a 22-8 regular season record and a berth into the NCAA Division-II National Tournament for the 2nd straight year. Clark won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Tournament Championship, defeating Stillman 78-71.
Marcus played for Defiance College in 2011-12. Defiance is a NCAA Division-III school located in northwest Ohio. The Yellow Jackets compete in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, one of the top D-III leagues in the country. Defiance won the conference in 2009-10 and qualified for the NCAA National Tournament.
Throughout his career at Skyline Marcus continued to improve each and every day. He finished his sophomore season very strong. In league games he was Skyline’s 3rd leading scorer, while leading the team in steals and field goal percentage at 52%.
San Francisco State University
Alli committed to play for San Francisco State in 2012-13.
As a sophomore at Skyline, Alli ranked 3rd in the state in assists, finishing the season with over a 2:1 assist:turnover ratio. He ranked 4th on the team in scoring and 2nd in steals. He also led Skyline at the free throw line, connecting on 75%.
Alli appeared in 49 games the past two years and leaves Skyline ranked 19th all-time in career assists.
Alli also excelled in the classroom. He graduated from Skyline with High Honors, was named to the Dean’s List each semester, and won the Osher Scholarship.
Notre Dame de Namur
Simon signed a scholarship to play for Notre Dame de Namur in 2012-13.
As a sophomore, Simon was Skyline’s 2nd leading scorer at 10.2ppg. He finished the season shooting 47% from the field and 36% from behind the arc. Simon also recorded a 2:1 assist:turnover ratio.
Simon was named Honorable Mention, State Player of the Month, for December. Before suffering a broken bone in his hand, he averaged 12.5ppg, 4apg, and hit 46% from three-point range.
Simon graduated from Skyline with High Honors and was named to the Dean’s List three times. He was also a finalist for the state Student-Athlete Scholarship Award.
San Francisco State University
Art signed a scholarship to play for San Francisco State in 2012-13.
As a sophomore at Skyline, Art averaged 10ppg and 6rpg. He also finished 2nd on the team in blocks. He scored 27+ points three times throughout the season, including a 27-point and 20-rebound performance against the College of the Siskiyous.
Over his two-year career at Skyline Art appeared in 49 of 50 games, starting in 27 of them. He also shot 48% from the field.
Art received his Associate’s Degree and was named to the Dean’s List once.
Cal Baptist University
Kyle signed a full scholarship to attend Cal Baptist University in 2012-13. Cal Baptist is an NCAA Division-II school which competes in the Pacific West Conference.
In his only year at Skyline, Kyle led the Coast-North Conference in scoring at 16.4ppg. Kyle was among the state’s best in a number of statistical categories. He connected on 53.3% of his three-point attempts and 53.2% of his shots overall. He also knocked down 84.7% of his free throws.
Kyle led Skyline in points scored and steals, ranked 2nd in assists, and 4th in rebounding. He also led the team in charges taken.
Kyle received his Associate’s Degree and graduated with a 3.31 GPA.
Anthony will attend Howard University in 2012-13 as a walk-on.
As a sophomore, Anthony was Skyline’s 2nd leading scorer at 10.6ppg. He also finished the season shooting a team-best, 54.7% from the field. Anthony led the team in total rebounds and blocked shots.
Anthony recorded career-high’s in a win over Chabot, when he totaled 23 point and 15 rebounds.
Anthony graduated from Skyline with High Honors and was named to the Dean’s List in five of six semesters. He was also a finalist for the state Student-Athlete Scholarship Award.