Print Friendly Version Seniors Kayla Armstrong, Gabby Charles, Brooke Dennis, Alex Freeman and Sarah Grace Nicholson were recognized for their outstanding careers.”Saturday night was a nice event to celebrate the success we had this season and to thank our seniors for their years of service to our program,” said head coach Lindsey Horner. “Our banquet was a snapshot of what our program represents while being an enjoyable evening with our extended Drake women’s soccer family. There were a lot of laughs, numerous accomplishments to recognize, a fantastic speech from an impressive alumna and a group of young women that care a lot about Drake women’s soccer and each other.” DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s soccer team held its annual awards and senior banquet this past Saturday, Dec. 10 to celebrate the 2016 season and its senior class. Team AwardsOffensive MVP- Kayla ArmstrongDefensive MVP- Sarah Grace NicholsonNewcomer of the Year- Cassie RohanMost Improved Player- Rachel WanningerAmber Clapp Award- Sarah Grace Nicholson (pictured with Clapp below) Drake finished the season with a 12-4-3 overall record after being eliminated by Indiana State in the quarterfinals of the MVC Tournament. The 12 wins are the most for the program since the 2012 season. The Bulldogs set a program-record with 11 shutouts on the year.