Nicholson Of Women’s Soccer Named MVC Defender Of The Week

first_imgST. LOUIS –  Senior Sarah Grace Nicholson (Overland Park, Kan.) of the Drake University women’s soccer team has been selected as the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the MVC office announced Tuesday, Nov. 1. This is the second MVC Defensive Player of the Week award for Nicholson this season. She earned the weekly award after playing every minute in Drake’s two matches last week. Nicholson, the 2015 MVC Defender of the Year, played in 17 matches this year and helped the Bulldogs’ back line record a program-record 11 shutouts. Drake finished the 2016 campaign with a 12-4-3 overall record. The 12 wins are the most for the program since the 2012 season. The Bulldogs won 11 MVC weekly player awards this year.center_img  Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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