City College scholar-athletes score in the classroom

75 student-athletes had a 3.0 or better GPA in the fall

Kiyara Long, Women’s Tennis

Kiyara Long is one of the City College student-athletes to get a 4.0 GPA in the fall. @sdccknightstns on Instagram

Vicky Pineda, Operations Manager

City Times, Spring 2021This story appeared in the latest print edition of City Times.

Despite more than a year with COVID-19 and San Diego City College being closed, student-athletes excelled in their classrooms. 

Seventy-five student-athletes completed at least 9.0 units with a 3.0 GPA or higher in the fall 2020 semester. 

Out of those, 17 scored a 4.0 GPA. 

Among those students were also some that graduated this spring as a part of the Class of 2021.

They include:

• Shantel Benitez, women’s soccer
Kiyara Long and Faida Malenga, women’s tennis
• Mostafa Mohammadi, men’s soccer
• Sun Ngai, badminton
• Jade Sherry, women’s cross country 

“Congratulations to our student-athlete graduates,” wrote the City Knights Instagram post.


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