Sophie Schmidt

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Sophie Schmidt
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Personal information
Full name Sophie Diana Schmidt
Date of birth (1988-06-28) 28 June 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2004 Abbotsford Rush
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Portland Pilots
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Vancouver Whitecaps 39 (6)
2011 magicJack 11 (1)
2012 Kristianstads DFF 6 (0)
2013–2014 Sky Blue FC 41 (8)
2015–2018 FFC Frankfurt 52 (6)
National team
2004 Canada U17 3 (0)
2004–2008 Canada U20 28 (3)
2005– Canada 170 (18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 April 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2018

Sophie Diana Schmidt (born 28 June 1988) is a Canadian soccer midfielder who plays for 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 National Women's Soccer League.

Early life

Schmidt was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Elmer and Cornelia Schmidt. She attended W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia and played for the Abbotsford Rush club team in 2004.[2] She grew up in a Mennonite community and has described her faith as the most important thing to her.[3]

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.[2]

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.[2] 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.[2]

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.[2] In 2011, she played for magicJack in the WPS,[4] followed by a short-term contract with Kristianstads DFF in 2012.[5][6]

Schmidt playing for Sky Blue FC, 2013

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.[7] Schmidt left 1. FFC Frankfurt following the 2017–2018 Bundesliga season. [8]

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.[2]

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.[2] Schmidt and her team won a 2011 Pan American Games gold medal.[9]

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.[10][11] She scored two goals in a 3–0 win over Finland at the 2014 Cyprus Cup on 5 March 2014.[12] [needs update]

Career statistics

Club

As of 28 April 2018[13]
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
Career total 94 14 4 1 5 1 103 16

International goals


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

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

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

5250.03005 3–1

5250.03005 3–1

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

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

FIFA Women's World Cup
4
2012-01-23[m 4] 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[m 5] 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[m 6] Malmö, Sweden  Sweden Start 1.1 87

4850.01005 1–3

5050.01005 1–1

Friendly
8
2013-03-06[m 7] 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[m 8] Brasilia, Brazil  Scotland Start 1.1 90

5150.02005 1–0

5150.02005 1–0

Brasilia Tournament
10
2014-03-05[m 9] 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[m 10] Nicosia, Cyprus  Republic of Ireland Start 1.1 90

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Cyprus Cup
13
2014-06-18[m 11] Vancouver, Canada  Germany 80.

off 80' (on Leon)

1.1 54

5050.01005 1–1

4950.01005 1–2

Friendly
14
2014-06-18[m 12] 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[m 13] Hamilton, Canada  England Start 1.1 23

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
17 2016-08-12[m 14] 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[14] Almancil, Portugal  Russia 78.

off 78' (on Carle)

1.1 9 1-0 2-1 Algarve Cup

Honours

International

Individual

References

  1. ^ "2015 World Cup" (PDF). Retrieved 14 August 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "No. 13 Sophie Schmidt". University of Portland. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Canadian Women International, Sophie Schmidt: "My faith is the single most important thing to me" - Cross the Line". 3 March 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2018. 
  4. ^ "Schmidt thrives as magicJack's unknown superstar". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Sigurdsson, Albert (2 April 2012). "Sweden: Sophie Schmidt signs with Kristianstads DFF". WSoccerNews.com. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Chatting with Sophie Schmidt: Abbotsford's Olympic bronze medalist has a vision for Canadian soccer". Cascade. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Davidson, Neil (31 July 2015). "Canadian international Sophie Schmidt signs with European champion Frankfurt". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Canada Soccer announces roster for International Friendly against Brazil 2 September in Ottawa". 22 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018. 
  9. ^ "Sophie Schmidt player profile". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Olympic women's soccer: Sophie Schmidt, Christine Sinclair win bronze medals as Canada beats France". Oregon Live. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Schmidt: Our time has come". FIFA. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "Schmidt, Sinclair power Canada to 3-0 win over Finland at Cyprus Cup". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "Sophie Schmidt Profile". Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  14. ^ "Canada vs Russia- 2017-03-03". Canada Soccer Association. 
Match reports
  1. ^ "Canada vs France - 2005-04-27". Canada Soccer Association. 
  2. ^ "Canada vs Netherland - 2006-03-04". Canada Soccer Association. 
  3. ^ "Canada vs Ghana - 2007-09-15". Canada Soccer Association. 
  4. ^ "Canada vs Costa Rica - 2012-01-23". Canada Soccer Association. 
  5. ^ "Canada vs Scotland - 2012-02-28". Canada Soccer Association. 
  6. ^ "Canada vs Sweden - 2012-03-31". Canada Soccer Association. 
  7. ^ "Canada vs Switzerland - 2013-03-06". Canada Soccer Association. 
  8. ^ "Canada vs Scotland - 2013-12-22". Canada Soccer Association. 
  9. ^ "Canada vs Finland - 2014-03-05". Canada Soccer Association. 
  10. ^ "Canada vs Republic of Ireland - 2014-03-12". Canada Soccer Association. 
  11. ^ "Canada vs Germany - 2014-06-18". Canada Soccer Association. 
  12. ^ "Canada vs Japan - 2014-10-28". Canada Soccer Association. 
  13. ^ "Canada vs England- 2015-05-29". Canada Soccer Association. 
  14. ^ "Canada vs France- 2016-08-12". Canada Soccer Association. 

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