Over Half of MCAC Student-Athletes Achieve Scholar-Status in 2017/18

Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference 2017-2018 Scholar-Athletes

WINNIPEG, MB, January 9, 2018 – The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) is proud to announce that during the 2017-18 academic year, 52% of their team’s members achieved the status of Scholar-Athletes.

This honour is awarded to all who student-athletes who achieve a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in their academic studies.

The two institutions with the most Scholar-Athletes are Red River College at 62% and Université de Saint-Boniface at 56%.

These achievements are among the highest of any post-secondary conference offering athletic competition in Canada. It proves the young men and women participating in MCAC sports are true 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. 

Author: Neil Noonan

My name’s Neil Noonan and I’d rather not talk in the third-person. I’m a first-year Creative Communications student at Red River Collegiate in Winnipeg, Canada.

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