22 - Sophia Merrifield
Sophia Merrifield
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
High School: Punahou
Position: D

Notes: Started every game of her Yale career.

2009: Team captain… NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic third team selection…Named first team All-Ivy… Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Candidate… Anchored a defense that posted seven shutouts… Assisted on the game-winning goal against Central Connecticut… ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District third team selection.

2008: Named second team All-Ivy... Earned first team All-New England honors... Named Yale's most valuable defensive player at Santa Clara Adidas Classic... Helped anchor a Yale defense that posted seven shutouts... Started all 17 games... Scored her only goal against Columbia.

2007: Earned first team All-Ivy recognition... Named to SoccerBuzz All-Northeast Region second team... One of only five players to start all 17 games... Tallied assists against Cornell and Brown.

2006: Second team All-Ivy selection... Tied for fifth on team in scoring... Only freshman and one of just four players overall to start all 17 games... Scored first career goal against Cornell... Notched assists against UMass and Central Connecticut.

Before Yale: First team all-state selection in 2005 at the Punahou School... Earned first team all-league recognition as a senior and helped lead Punahou to three state championships... Recipient of the 2005 McEldowney-Matthias Memorial Award for contribution in citizenship, scholarship and athletics in the junior class... Played for the Hawaii Soccer Club Bulls, the 2005 under-17 U.S. Club Soccer National Cup champions.

Year GP GS G A Pts
2006 17 17 1 2 4
2007 17 17 0 2 2
2008 17 17 1 0 2
2009 16 16 0 1 1
Career 67 67 2 5 9