Search

Davenport, McLain, Mugiraneza, Nisi named as NCCAA Scholar-Athletes

Senior goalkeeper Connor Davenport was one of four OC men's soccer players to earn NCCAA Scholar-Athlete status.
Senior goalkeeper Connor Davenport was one of four OC men's soccer players to earn NCCAA Scholar-Athlete status.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2013) – Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer players Connor Davenport, Matt McLain, Octave Mugiraneza and Angel Nisi have been named as National Christian College Athletic Association Scholar-Athletes.

The NCCAA announced the national Scholar-Athlete honor list during its recent national tournament in Florida. To qualify for the award, a student-athlete must be at least a junior academically and have a grade-point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

Davenport, a senior goalkeeper from McKinney, Texas, has a 3.47 GPA in electrical engineering and was named as a Scholar-Athlete for the second straight year.

Mugiraneza, a junior midfielder from Nayamagabe, Rwanda, has a 3.46 GPA, also in electrical engineering, while Nisi, a junior defender from Hollywood, Fla., has a 3.43 in biology.

McLain, a junior defender from Yukon, has a perfect 4.0 GPA in preaching. Earlier this fall, McLain also was a Capital One Academic All-America Division II third-team selection.

It’s the third straight year in which OC men’s soccer has produced three or more NAIA or NCCAA Scholar-Athletes.