This is the second career NSCAA Scholar honor for Nicholson who was recognized by the association last season for her academic success as she earned a spot on the 2015 Women’s Division I & II Scholar All-North/Central Region Second Team. Nicholson is a marketing and management major who holds a 3.74 cumulative grade point average.Print Friendly Version Senior Sarah Grace Nicholson (Overland Park, Kan.) of the Drake University women’s soccer team was named to the 2016 NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-North/Central Region First Team. In her final season, Nicholson played in 17 matches at the defender position and helped Drake’s back line record a program-record 11 shutouts. She was selected to the 2016 NSCAA NCAA Division I Women’s All-Great Lakes Region Third Team. Nicholson was named to the 2016 All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team for the second-consecutive season and was a two-time MVC Defensive Player of the Week award winner.