The Knights finished the 2016-17 regular season with their best overall record (14-12) ever, a 6-2 conference record that earned them a share of the PCAC South championship, the program's first, and they qualified for the playoff for the first time ever.
Those team accomplishments led the PCAC South to award several Knights for their individual success, including Coach of the Year and Player of the Year.
The SDCC women's basketball team defeated Southwestern, 85-78, last Wednesday to conclude the conference season at 6-2, but it wasn't until Friday night that the Knights were able to celebrate their first ever conference championship.
A loss by Grossmont to Southwestern in its final PCAC South game last Friday meant that the Knights moved into a first place tie in the conference, and thus securing a share of the PCAC South title.
And now, the PCAC South champion Knights have qualified for
Sophomore forward Andreya Wright sank a free throw with nine seconds remaining to give the Knights a 67-66 home win over first place Grossmont on Friday evening, their third straight win.
Evangeline Morga scored a season-high 24 points and Samera Henry added 22 in the Knights' 75-45 blowout home victory over Mesa on Friday. It was the first time this season that two players scored over 20 points in a game for City.
The San Diego City College women's basketball team earned its third consecutive victory on Friday night with an 89-46 rout of Imperial Valley in which three Knights recorded double-doubles, including freshman point guard E'maniee Powell who just missed a tripe-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists.
Samera Henry led the Knights with 23 points, 17 rebounds, and four steals in Friday's 77-63 comeback home victory over MiraCosta. It was their win in the last four games as the Knights improved to 8-9 overall.
The SDCC women's basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Knights' Colbert Classic for the second straight year and the fourth time in the last five years, but the Knights fell short in Sunday's final with an 84-77 loss to Saddleback.
The Knights came into Saturday's home opener having lost their first three games of the season, but they put a stop to the losing streak with a 69-59 victory over Citrus.
Two San Diego City College women's basketball players were honored by the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference as freshmen Samera Henry and Mikaelah Wieland were named to the All-PCAC first and second teams, respectively.
Freshman forward Samera Henry recorded her 10th double-double of the season with 19 points and 17 rebounds in a 65-54 home loss to Imperial Valley on Wednesday.