Skyline College Men's Basketball
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 eighty one times.
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.
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:
Former Skyline Players Continuing Career Overseas
Simon Enciso (Terra Nova HS) and Alli Austria (St. Ignatius HS) are preparing for the PBA Draft in August. Both players recently completed successful seasons in the developmental league. You can read more on this story here: http://sports.inquirer.net/184636/fil-ams-in-pba-d-league-hoping-to-get-second-look-from-pba-scouts
Dan Afeaki signs full scholarship to attend Pikeville University
Dan Afeaki has accepted a full athletic scholarship to attend Pikeville University. Pikeville is coming off a 28-6 season and an appearance in the final eight of the NAIA National Tournament. In 2011, Pikeville won the NAIA National Championship.
Dan just completed his sophomore season with the Trojans. He averaged 6.8 ppg and 4.1 rpg, while shooting 60% from the field.
Dan becomes the second Skyline player out of Capuchino High School in the last three years to sign an athletic scholarship.