The National Cyber League (NCL) is a cybersecurity competition that prepares students for a cyber career. In the NCL Games, students work to solve challenges such as identifying hackers from forensic data, penetration testing and auditing vulnerable websites, recovering from ransomware attacks, and more. Cyber Skyline is a leading provider of cybersecurity experiences for over 100,000 students and professionals in the United States, Australia, and Singapore.

Merritt College Teams have been participating in NCL for many seasons. Here are the highlights:

Season: Fall 2019

Team “Merrittocracy”: Stephen Miller, Noah Newdorf, Justen Phillips, Mir Sahraye, Abraham Reyes Romo, Sabrina Weir, Robert Lee
Rank/Percentile: 13th overall out of 689 teams or Top 1.5 Percentile

Special Note: Noah Newdorf placed 30th out of 4,149 participants or Top 0.7 Percentile in the Individual Game

 

Season: Spring 2020

Gold Team: Vincent Wong, Chi Nguyen, Abraham Reyes, John Chau, Noah Newdorf, Robert Lee, Christian Flores
Rank/Percentile: 5th overall out of 925 teams or Top 0.54 Percentile

Silver Team: Sean Noriega, Sabrina Weir, Aaron Chanthhavong, Oscar Jacob Fuentes, Justen Phillips, Kimberlee Cathey
Rank/Percentile: 35th overall or 1st in the silver bracket

Special Note: Noah Newdorf placed 74th overall out of 5,357 participants or Top 1.4 Percentile in the Individual Game

 

Season: Fall 2020

Team “Merrittocracy”: Noah Newdorf, Aaron Chananthavong, John Chau, Sabrina Weir, Chi Nguyen, Robert Lee, Angela H
Rank/Percentile: 18th overall out of 957 teams or Top Two Percentile

Special Note: Chi Nguyen placed 101st overall out of 6,013 participants or Top 1.7 Percentile in the Individual Game

 

Season: Spring 2021

Team “Merrittocracy”: Abraham Reyes Romo, Sabrina Weir, Vincent Wong, Eva Deng, Robert Lee, Angela H, Wendy Segura
Rank/Percentile: 40th overall out of 922 teams

Special Note: Angela H placed 87th overall out of 4,180 participants or Top Two Percentile in the Individual Game

 

Season: Fall 2021

Team “Merritocracy”: Justen Phillips, Rachel Silver, Angela H, Wendy Segura, Jeremiah Proffitt, Erica Dong, Adam Alaskari
Rank/Percentile: 82 out of 920 teams

Special Note: Angela H placed 95th overall out of 3,644 participants in the Individual Game

 

Season: Spring 2022

Team “V01-TRON”: Umaporn Chudthong, Calvin Hsieh, William Dilbeck, Dusit Saelao, James Toalu
Rank/Percentile: Top Three Percentile

Special Note: Angela H placed Top Three Percentile in the Individual Game

 

Season: Fall 2022

Team “Merritocracy”: Angela H, William Dilbeck, Jeremiah Proffitt, Erica Dong, James Toalu
Rank/Percentile: 45th out of 3,926 teams or Top 1.15 Percentile

Special Note: Angela H placed 112th out of 6,675 participants or Top 1.68 Percentile in the Individual Game