Forte picks up River States Conference Defensive Player of the Week

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- Carlow University goalkeeper Lauren Forte had a big week in net to nab River States Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Aug. 26-Sept. 1.

The 5-10 sophomore from Johnstown, Pa. made 13 saves across two starts and gave up just one goal. She made eight stops in a 1-0 shutout win over Shawnee State. Forte collected five saves in a 1-0 loss to Mount Vernon Nazarene later in the week.

Forte has started and played in all four games for the Celtics, collecting 21 saves and two shutouts.

Carlow (2-2) hosts Lake Erie College Sept. 6 for a 5:30 p.m. nonconference game at Highmark Stadium. Admission is free, and links to live coverage can be found at

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