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#20 Sophie Sunderland

Class Fr.
Hometown Ipswich, England
High School Framlingham College

2019

  • NFHCA second team All-West Regional honoree
  • Second team All-Big Ten selection
  • Started all 21 games
  • Registered her second career hat trick over Central Michigan (Sept. 6)
  • Tallied five goals and four assists for 14 points
  • One of Iowa’s four captains
  • 2019 Practice Player of the Year Recipient
  • Letterwinner

2018

  • NFHCA second team All-West Regional honoree
  • Second team All-Big Ten selection
  • Started all 21 games
  • Posted career highs in goals (7), assists (5), and points (19), which were third most on  the team
  • Registered her first career hat trick in Iowa’s 7-1 win over Ball State (Sept. 2)
  • One of Iowa’s three captains
  • Letterwinner

2017

  • Started in all 18 games
  • Scored four goals, best for third on the team
  • Letterwinner.

2016

  • Started all 19 games, tallying four goals and four assists for 12 points
  • Made her Hawkeye debut against Wake Forest recording one shot
  • Scored her first and second collegiate goals against Central Michigan (Oct. 7)
  • Named  Co-Freshman of the Week on Oct. 18 after scoring the game winning goal in overtime to defeat No. 9 Northwestern
  • Letterwinner

High school 

  • Field Hockey Prize winner in 2015
  • Biggest Achievement Award Winner in 2013
  • Member of the Harleston Magpies Hockey Club from 2015-2016
  • Played for England U16, U17, and U18

Personal

  • Born May 15, 1997
  • Daughter of Richard and Sacha Sunderland
  • Has three siblings, Olly (28), Eddie (24), and a twin sister Hattie (19)
  • Business management major