WINNIPEG, MB, November 13, 2017 – The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) is proud to announce that during the 2016-17 academic year, 57% of their team’s members achieved the status of Scholar-Athletes. This honour is awarded to all who achieve a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in their academic studies. The individual institution achievements are as follows:
Université de Saint-Boniface 68%
Red River College 62%
Canadian Mennonite University 58%
Assiniboine Community College 55%
Brandon University 52%
Providence University College 48%
These achievements are among the highest of any post-secondary conference offering athletic competition in Canada. It again proves that the young men and women participating in MCAC sports are truly student-athletes.
About the MCAC
The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Association (MCAC) is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Manitoba. The MCAC consists of the six post-secondary institutions in Manitoba: Assiniboine Community College, Brandon University, Canadian Mennonite University, Providence University College, Red River College, Université de Saint Boniface. These six institutions compete in basketball, futsal, soccer, and volleyball.
For further information:
Executive Director, Manitoba College Athletic Conference