1 Sophie Sanchez
Sophie  Sanchez


Tampa, Fla.

High School:

Last College:
University of West Florida



Exercise Science and Health Promotion


Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016


FAU’s Student Athletes Post the Program’s Highest G.P.A.

Every women’s team (11) averaged a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher


Women's Soccer Season Ends at C-USA Tournament

Claire Emslie: 29th career goal


Women's Soccer Downs Southern Miss 3-0

Emslie: Game winner. Drinkwater: 14th career shutout


FAU is Third Among 14 C-USA Members in Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

The Owls had 204 student-athletes make the Honor Roll and 34 win the Commissioner's Academic Medal


Women's Soccer at Advent

Members of FAU women's soccer team read to students at Advent Lutheran on March 13, 2014 as part of the 2nd & 7 initiative.

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2016 (Senior):

  • Had a breakout senior season with 22 starts in 22 matches and the fourth-highest usage rate on the squad with 1,790 minutes
  • Assisted on three goals to tie for the team lead, all coming in the last five matches and all three in wins (at UTEP, and agianst LA Tech and North Texas in the C-USA Tournament)
  • Selected as a member of the 2016 C-USA All-Tournament Team
  • Put six of her eight shot attempts on target for a success rate of .750

2015 (Junior):

  • Saw action in 21 matches
  • Made 10 starts
  • Recorded an assist and took 11 shots
  • Tallied 887 minutes on the pitch

2014 (Sophomore): 

  • Played in all 20 matches with one start
  • Totaled 538 minutes of playing time
  • Took two shots on the season

2013 (Freshman):

  • Played in 17 matches, making 10 starts
  • Tallied 901 minutes of action

Prior to FAU:

  • Part of NCAA Division II National Championship team while at the University of West Florida
High School:
  • At Plant High, was chosen to be a member of the Hillsborough County Team Senior Showcase
  • Ran track and cross country all four years
  • Named captain of her cross country and soccer team her senior year


  • Daughter of Marty and Bernadine Sanchez
  • Majoring in exercise science and health promotion
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