This is the first MVC Goalkeeper of the Week award and MVC Defensive Player of the Week award for Morris and Nicholson, respectively. After starting the season with three consecutive road matches, Drake opens the home portion of its schedule at the Cownie Soccer Complex Friday night against South Dakota at 7 p.m. Print Friendly Version Morris earned the start against Wisconsin on Sunday and played all 110 minutes in the 0-0 draw with the Badgers to earn her first career shutout as a Bulldog. She finished with three saves. Morris has played in two matches and a total of 155 minutes this season. ST. LOUIS – Junior Haley Morris (Clive, Iowa) of the Drake University women’s soccer team was named Missouri Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the Week while senior Sarah Grace Nicholson (Overland Park, Kan.) was named MVC Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday, Aug. 30. Nicholson is the leader of the Bulldogs’ back line that has yet to yield a goal in three matches this season. She played 68 minutes in the 4-0 rout of UIC Friday night and then followed that with 107 minutes in the draw with Wisconsin. Nicholson, the 2015 MVC Defender of the Year, was named to the preseason All-MVC First Team prior to this season.