Former University of Tulsa soccer player accused of raping female student

TULSA, Okla. – A University of Tulsa soccer player was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman.

According to Fox 23, 20-year-old Lesley Nchanji is accused of raping a female student  “while she was too intoxicated to consent.”

Lesley Nchanji/ Tulsa County jail

Nchanji was a member of the men’s soccer team at the University of Tulsa but was “dismissed from the team” following his arrest.

He is also banned from the campus.

He faces one count of rape in the first degree, two counts of forcible sodomy, and one count of sexual battery. Each count is set at a $50,000 bond.

Officials at the university released the following statement on the incident:

“The University of Tulsa is investigating a report of a student who was sexually assaulted by another student earlier this month. TU’s Office of Student Affairs is reviewing the case in accordance with the student code of conduct. The alleged assailant was a TU student-athlete at the time of the incident and was arrested by Tulsa Police. He has been dismissed from the soccer team and is banned from campus pending the outcome of the university investigation.”