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Sophie Schmidt

Sophie Schmidt

Association football player
Sophie Schmidt
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Association football player
Is Athlete Football player Association football player
From Canada
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 28 June 1988, Winnipeg, Canada
Age 33 years
Star sign Cancer
Residence Winnipeg, Canada
Stats
Height: 172 cm
Education
University of Portland
Sports Teams
Vancouver Whitecaps
Vancouver Whitecaps
magicJack
Kristianstads DFF
Sky Blue FC
1. FFC Frankfurt
Canada women's national under-17 soccer team
Canada women's national under-20 soccer team
Canada women's national soccer team
Houston Dash
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Sophie Diana Schmidt (born 28 June 1988) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for National Women's Soccer League club Houston Dash and the Canadian national team, with whom she won a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics and the Rio 2016 Olympics. She previously played her club soccer for German club FFC Frankfurt and Sky Blue FC in the NWSL.

Early life

Schmidt was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Elmer and Cornelia Schmidt. Her parents immigrated to Canada from Paraguay before she was born, while her grandparents were originally from Germany. She speaks German fluently and studied German in Portland. She attended W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia and played for the Abbotsford Rush club team in 2004. She grew up in a Mennonite community and has described her faith as the most important thing to her.

University of Portland

Schmidt attended the University of Portland and played for the Portland Pilots from 2007 to 2009. She did not play during the 2006 season due to her Canadian national team commitments.

As a second-year student, Schmidt played forward for the Pilots despite having never played the position at a competitive level. She finished the season with seven goals and seven assists in 14 games. Schmidt was fourth in the West Coast Conference in total points (21), sixth in goals and third in assists. She scored the lone goal in a 1–0 NCAA second round win at Colorado. In 2009, Schmidt finished the season tied for first on the team with 12 assists and third on the team with 12 goals. She was named to the Soccer America MVP Team (All-America) First Team, NSCAA First Team All-American, NSCAA All-West Region First Team, and ll-WCC First Team. She ranked ninth in school history for career points per game (1.60) and assists per game (0.46) and tenth in Pilots' history in goals (33) and goals per game (0.58) in 57 matches.

Club career

Schmidt played for the Vancouver Whitecaps from 2005 to 2006, alongside former Pilots Christine Sinclair and Tiffeny Milbrett. She appeared and started in eight games for the Whitecaps, recording three assists. In 2011, she played for magicJack in the WPS, followed by a short-term contract with Kristianstads DFF in 2012.

On 11 January 2013, she joined Sky Blue FC in the new National Women's Soccer League, Schmidt played two seasons with Sky Blue, making 42 appearances and scoring 8 goals.

Schmidt signed a one-year deal for German club 1. FFC Frankfurt of the Bundesliga on 31 July 2015. Schmidt left 1. FFC Frankfurt following the 2017–2018 Bundesliga season.

International career

Schmidt has represented Canada at both the U-17 and U-20 level, and captained Canada at the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship in Russia. She made her senior debut against Netherlands on 19 April 2005.

In her first World Cup she scored against Ghana on 15 September 2007. She subsequently started all four Olympic matches at Beijing 2008, and played at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. Schmidt and her team won a 2011 Pan American Games gold medal.

On 28 February 2012, Schmidt made her 30th consecutive international appearance in a match against Scotland in Cyprus and had her first two-goal game. Schmidt and her teammates won an Olympic bronze medal at London 2012. She scored two goals in a 3–0 win over Finland at the 2014 Cyprus Cup on 5 March 2014.

Career statistics

Club

As of 12 October 2019
Club League Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sky Blue FC NWSL 2013 20 7 0 0 0 0 20 7
2014 22 1 0 0 0 0 22 1
Total 42 8 0 0 0 0 42 8
FFC Frankfurt Bundesliga 2015–16 14 0 1 0 5 1 20 1
2016–17 21 3 1 0 0 0 21 3
2017–18 17 3 3 1 0 0 20 4
Total 52 6 4 1 5 1 61 8
Houston Dash NWSL 2019 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
Career total 112 14 4 1 5 1 121 16

International goals

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background color – exhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament


Goal
Date Location Opponent Lineup # Min Score Result Competition
1
2005-04-27 Bischheim, France  France Start 1.1 75

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
2
2006-03-04 Vancouver, Canada  Netherlands Start 1.1 71

5250.03005 3–1

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
3
2007-09-15 Hangzhou, China  Ghana Start 1.1 55

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

FIFA Women's World Cup
4
2012-01-23 Vancouver, Canada  Costa Rica 60.

off 60' (on Timko)

1.1 10

5250.02005 2–0

5250.04005 4–2

Olympic qualifier
5
2012-02-28 Larnaca, Cyprus  Scotland 77.

off 77' (on Buckland)

2.1 36

5150.02005 2–1

5450.05005 5–1

Cyprus Cup
6
2.2 51

5250.03005 3–1

7
2012-03-31 Malmö, Sweden  Sweden Start 1.1 87

4850.01005 1–3

5050.01005 1–1

Friendly
8
2013-03-06 Larnaca, Cyprus   Switzerland 86.

off 86' (on Lawrence)

1.1 2

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Cyprus Cup
9
2013-12-22 Brasilia, Brazil  Scotland Start 1.1 90

5150.02005 1–0

5150.02005 1–0

Brasilia Tournament
10
2014-03-05 Nicosia, Cyprus  Finland 72.

off 72' (on Ezurike)

2.1 35

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

Cyprus Cup
11
2.2 42

5250.02005 2–0

12
2014-03-12 Nicosia, Cyprus  Republic of Ireland Start 1.1 90

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Cyprus Cup
13
2014-06-18 Vancouver, Canada  Germany 80.

off 80' (on Leon)

1.1 54

5050.01005 1–1

4950.01005 1–2

Friendly
14
2014-06-18 Vancouver, Canada  Japan Start 2.1 58

5050.02005 1–1

4950.02005 2–3

Friendly
15
2.2 90+1

4950.01005 2–2

16
2015-05-29 Hamilton, Canada  England Start 1.1 23

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
17 2016-08-12 São Paulo, Brazil  France 81.

off 81' (on Quinn)

1.1 55

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Olympics: quarterfinal
18 2017-03-03 Almancil, Portugal  Russia 78.

off 78' (on Carle)

1.1 9 1–0 2–1 Algarve Cup
19 2019-04-08 San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain  Nigeria 46.

on 46' (off Grosso)

1.1 53 1–0 2–1 Friendly

Honours

International

  • Summer Olympic Games: Bronze medal, 2012, 2016
  • CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship: 2008
  • CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup: 2010
  • Pan American Games: 2011
  • Cyprus Cup: 2008, 2011
  • Algarve Cup: 2016
  • Four Nations Tournament: 2015

Individual

  • Canadian U-20 Player of the Year: 2007
  • BC Soccer Youth Player of the Year: 2005
  • BC Soccer Adult Player of the Year: 2007

Personal life

Schmidt became engaged to Nic Kyle, an actor and singer, in September 2017. They married in New Zealand in December 2018.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 28 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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