Sophie de Jonge Placed

Hockeybeurs Amerika Sophie

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Available Fall 2016



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Country: The Netherlands
Height:  5'7 ft
Weight:  123 lbs

Personal and academic information

Sophie de Jonge was born in Amsterdam in 15 April 1999. She currently lives in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel along with her parents and younger brother and sister. At the age of 9 Sophie has lived in the United Kingdom for one year.

In addition to her athletic abilities, Sophie is a very outgoing and social person. On Fridays and in some holidays she is the coach of junior field hockey teams and in the summer she works at junior field hockey camps. She also helped organizing team trips to different countries to play field hockey tournaments with her team to gain experience. 

Sophie cycles 10 km to her school, Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam, every day . She is particularly good at her technical subjects. She is currently in her senior year and is expected to graduate in the next subjects: mathematics, biology, physics, science, economics, English and Dutch in June 2016. Sophie is scheduled tot take the SAT test in January of 2016 and the TOEFL shortly after.

Sophie would like to develop herself on the field hockey pitch as well as on a personal level and she sees college hockey in the USA as the perfect opportunity to combine both her education as well as her field hockey!

Athletic information

Sophie started playing field hockey at HIC (Hockey Ignatius College) at the age of 6. During her junior career Sophie has always been playing at the highest national level. She also has international experience as she went with her team to tournaments in England, Scotland, Belgium, two times to north Ireland and two times to Germany. She also kept playing at a local club during her year in the UK.

Sophie is currently playing for the highest junior team that competes at the highest national level. In addition she is also practicing with the first ladies team in order to get used to the more physical level every week and she films their matches on Sunday.

Sophie is dynamic midfielder that plays a passing game with a good view over the field. She is hardworking and the leader of the team, not only on the hockey field as captain but also of the pitch. In addition she is fast and a real team player. Sophie is also the stopper in case of a penalty corner.