Current Club: TSV Nord Harrislee (GER) 2. Bundesliga

Former Clubs: HG O.K.T. (GER) 3rd Div.; SK Århus; Dynamo HC (USA)

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 5'8"

Hometown: Munich, Germany/Copperas Cove, TX

Current Residence: Kiel, Germany

College: IHAA-Aarhus Handball Academy, 2013

USA Team Handball Career:

2019: NACHC Championships, 5th Place

2019: International Friendly Games, Luxembourg

2018: Pan American Games Qualifier, 1st Place

2018: International Friendly Games, Italy

2017: International Friendly Tournament, Busan, South Korea. 

2017: Pan American Championships, Argentina. 5th Place

2017: Pan American Championships-Nor.Ca Qualifier, 2nd place

2017: Pan American Championships-Nor.Ca Qualifier, MVG of the Tournament

2015: Pan American Championships, Cuba. 10th place

2015: Pan American Championships Nor.Ca Qualifier, 3rd place

2015: Last Chance Pan American Games Qualifier, 2nd place

2014: Winter Classic, USA Blue Team, 1st place

2013: Partille Cup U21 (Sweden), 3rd place, Captain of the Team USA Delegation

2013: Pan American Championships, 8th place

2012: Junior IHF Trophy Tournament, 3rd place, Captain

2012: Junior Pan American Championships: 8th place, Co-Captain

2012: Pan American Beach Handball Championships, 5th place 

2011: Pan American Games, 8th place

2010: Pan American Championships Qualifier, 3rd place

2010: Pan American Games Qualifier, 1st place

2010: Named to Women's Senior National Team

2009: 4 Nations Tournament (Poland), 4th place

2009: Named to Women's Junior National Team

Individual Team Handball Career:

2019-2019: finished 7th in 2. Bundesliga (2nd Div, GER) 

2018: 2nd round DHB Pokal vs. TSV Bayer Leverkusen (1st Div, GER) 

2018: Switched clubs into 2. Bundesliga (2nd Div, GER) 

2013-2018: regular competition 3rd Div. in Germany

2014: USATH Open National Championships, 1st place, Most Valuable Goalkeeper

2013: U18 Danish National Championships, 3rd place (SK Aarhus U18; 1st Division)

2013: USATH Open National Championships, 2nd place, Most Valuable Goalkeeper

2012: USATH Open National Championships, 4th place

2012: Fremont Tournament, 2nd place 

2011: Chicago Inter Challenge, 2nd place

2011: USATH Open National Championships, 3rd place

2010: U16 Sauderland Cup, 1st place

2010: Carolina Blue Cup, 3rd place

2005-2010: 8x Bavarian Champions, (TSV Ismaning Youth, 1st Division)


Sophie started playing handball at the age of 7 with the local German club TSV Ismaning. She played in various regional All-Star teams, including Bavarian All-Stars born 1994. 

In 2009, she began competing for the Team USA Youth National Team. After moving to the USA in 2010 for high school, she made the U.S. Senior Women’s National Team. Later in 2010, Sophie decided to move to Bjerringbro, Denmark, where she played for Bjerringbro FH. After competing in the 2011 Pan American Games (Guadalajara, Mexico) as a member of Team USA, she stayed in the U.S., living with her grandparents in Copperas Cove, TX. 

In the summer of 2012, Sophie moved to Aarhus, Denmark, where she played for SK Aarhus U18, a 1st Division Club. After her last successful youth league season with SK Aarhus, Sophie moved to Kiel, Germany. She started an apprenticeship at CommEvent Management, which organizes sport events, including handball camps all over Germany. Which she finished in 2016. After 5 seasons with her former club HG O.K.T. (GER/3rd Div), she took up the offer from TSV Nord Harrislee to play in the newly promoted to the 2nd Div. team. 

She currently plays for TSV Nord Harrislee in the German 2nd Division. You can follow Sophie’s team on facebook or instagram. 


Last updated: July 7, 2019