Kansas Jayhawks

Sophie Maierhofer

Position Midfielder
Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Graz, Austria
High School University of Bremen

SENIOR (2019)
Started all 25 matches in her final season in Lawrence … Averaged 81 minutes per game with her season-high coming with a 110-minute outing at Texas Tech (10/13) … Scored two goals on the year with one apiece coming against Loyola-Chicago (8/25) and Kennesaw State (9/22) … Also added 22 shots … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

JUNIOR (2018)
Saw action in six matches on the season, averaging 20.5 min/gm… Started one game … Posted two shots in that span.

Started in 16 of the 18 matches that she participated in … Averaged 64.4 minutes per game … Finished the season with four goals and one assist … Had a career-high four points against Central Michigan, scoring two of KU’s three goals, which included the game winner (8/20) … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

Saw minutes in 12 of the Jayhawks’ 21 matches, which included nine starts … Averaged 59.5 minutes per game … Scored first-career goal in KU’s 3-0 win at UMKC (9/11) … Starting center-back in KU’s first eight matches before leaving on two occasions to play for Austria’s National Team for European Championship qualifiers.

Saw five caps with the senior national squad in 2015-16 … Also spent time with Austria’s U17 and U19 national teams from 2013-15.

Played one season with Werder Bremen of the Bundesliga, seeing action in 18 matches … Saw action in one match in the German Cup in 2015 as Werder fell to Bayern Munich, 3-0 … Also played one year for FSK St. Pölten club team in 2014-15, helping the squad to the Austrian Championship as well as the Austrian Cup title.

Daughter of Herbert and Roberta Maierhofer … Has a younger brother, Simon (18) … Majoring in business.