The World Citi Colleges (WCC) Basketball Team
is a Filipino
team formed in the summer of 2004. Since then, they have won two championships in four championship appearances in three different leagues.
The first batch of Vikings
The team was led by 5'11" guard
Jonathan "Panoy" Panunciar and was handled by Rizaldy "Coy" Reyes. Things started a bit shaky for the team in CUSA (Colleges and Universities Sports Association), getting eliminated in the first round and finishing with a 2-4 record.
However, they would show their true form in the NMMAA
(Northern Metro Manila
Athletic Association). After dropping their first game against Immaculate Mary College
in a controversial game, they demolished everything on their way, including blowout games against SPCC
, St. James
and Notre Dame of Greater Manila
(the defending champions). They won the tournament by beating Notre Dame of Greater Manila in the championship by 9 points (74-65) giving WCC their first championship ever.
Still being coached by Coy Reyes, The World Citi Colleges Vikings ended with a third place finish in CUSA, with a record of 7-5, losing to eventual champions PCCr
in the semis. In the MNCAA, they finished a disappointing second place after losing against the UAAP Champions De La Salle University Junior Archers
in the Championship game.
With Coach Coy Reyes leaving, St.Claire
Coach June Golosinda
took over the team. This time led by Mark... Read More