NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- IU East goalkeeper Amanda Nicholson gave up just one goal in two games last week to claim River States Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 4-10. A junior from McKinleyville, Calif., Nicholson had 11 saves on the week. She first made six saves in a shutout of UC-Clermont, 3-0. She then yielded just one goal in a 3-1 victory over Goshen (Ind.). That game included five saves. She played all 90 minutes of both games. The victories were the first two in program history for Red Wolves women's soccer, which is in its first year. IU East is 2-2 overall and plays at Lourdes Sept. 13.