Sophie Schmidt

Name: Sophie Schmidt (CAN) @sophieschmidt13
Height: 171.5 cm
Birthdate: 1988-06-28
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Champion: CONCACAF champion, Jubilee Trophy winner
International "A" totals
Appearances: 110
Starts: 95
Goals: 10

Notes

Sophie Diana Schmidt... soccer family (brothers Spencer and Bruce)... speaks English and German... both of her parents were born in Paraguay... she was eight years old when she started playing for Abbotsford... played high school basketball... favourites have included Michelle Akers, Zinédine Zidane, Swansea FC... studied life science and German at the University of Portland (she graduated in December 2010)... from China PR 2007, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”aggressive and tough defensive midfielder with good distribution”)... from Germany 2011, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”mobile, ball-winning defensive midfielder who is good under pressure and in possession”)... said coach John Herdman, “what you get from Sophie is an honest performance every single game”... 

For Country

she was 14 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2003 with coach Bryan Rosenfeld... finished fifth with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Thailand 2004... she was 16 years old when she made her debut for Canada (19 April 2005)... won a silver medal at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Mexico... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for China 2007... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Russia 2006... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007... finished first with Canada at the 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Puebla (Canada qualified for Chile 2008)... finished second with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament (Canada qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympics)... reached the quarter-final phase with Canada at the Beijing 2008 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... she was the 19th women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (8 November 2010)... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship / FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2011... finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011... won a gold medal with Canada at the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011...  she was the 15th women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (19 January 2012)... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver... finished second with Canada at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... she was the 11th women's footballer to make her 100th appearance for Canada (6 March 2013)... she played in a career-high 67 consecutive Canada matches in 2011-14 (through 10 March 2014)... 

FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014

FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

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