Sophia Smith


Date of Birth

Aug 10, 2000




Windsor, CO



Acquired On

Jan 16, 2020


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Career Highlights


2023 NWSL Best XI First Team... 2022 NWSL MVP... 2022 NWSL Best XI First Team... 2022 NWSL Championship MVP... 2022 NWSL Champion... 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Champion... 2021 WICC Champion... 2021 NWSL Shield.


Started and played 120 minutes in 2023 NWSL Playoffs semifinal on Nov. 5... Played in back-to-back matches as a sub after recovering from a knee injury Oct. 7-Oct. 15... Appeared as a sub, scoring the game-winning goal against NC on Aug. 20... Recorded 2nd hat trick against Washington on June 23... Tallied goal against Chicago on June 18... Scored at Orlando on June 11... Tallied goal at OL Reign on June 3... Registered 5th assist against NC on May 6... 1st multi-assist game against Louisville on April 22... 1st career hat trick against KC on April 1... Tallied 1G, 1A against Orlando on March 26.


Scored her fifth brace of the season on Oct. 1 at NJ/NY Gotham FC, finishing with 14 goals - second in the NWSL...Named NWSL Player of the Month for June...Named to the NWSL Team of the Month for June and Sept./Oct…Had her third brace on Aug. 5 against NC...Tallied a brace on June 19 against Orlando...Recorded a brace and an assist on June 12 at Houston...Converted her first PK on June 8 against San Diego...Recorded her 1st assist on June 3 against Angel City...Scored her 1st goal of the season against Kansas City on April 30.

2022 Challenge Cup

Scored 3 goals in 5 matches...Scored her 1st Challenge Cup goal against San Diego on March 26.


Appeared in her first NWSL playoff game on Nov. 14 against Chicago... Made five consecutive starts (Oct. 6-Oct. 30) to conclude the regular season... Tallied 7th goal of the season against Houston on Oct. 6... Started eight straight matches (July 18-Sept. 12)...Scored sixth goal on Sept. 12 against North Carolina... Recorded her first career NWSL assist on Aug. 1 against KC NWSL... Scored the quickest goal in Thorns FC history on July 24 against Houston... Tallied a brace in her NWSL regular-season debut against Chicago on May 16.

2021 Challenge Cup

Started three matches.


Appeared in four matches, making two starts across all competitions... Played in all four NWSL Fall Series matches, making two starts... Logged 75 minutes in her second start against OL Reign on Oct. 10... Earned her first professional start, playing 45 minutes against Utah on Oct. 3... Logged 37 minutes as a substitute against OL Reign on Sept. 30... Made her Thorns FC and professional debut, scoring her first professional goal in 21 minutes of action against Utah in the Fall Series on Sept. 20.


Has earned 27 caps, tallying 12 goals for the U.S. Women’s National Team.


Named U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year, scoring 11 goals in 17 appearances becoming the youngest player to lead the USWNT in scoring since 1993... Scored her 11th goal of the calendar year in 2-1 win against Germany on Nov. 13... Tallied her 10th goal of 2022 against England on Oct. 7... Scored a brace against Nigeria on Sept. 13.... Started the final and semifinal at the Concacaf W Championship, helping the USWNT qualify for the 2024 Olympics and 2023 World Cup... Registered a brace against Jamaica on July 7 in the group stage against Jamaica... Tallied a brace against Colombia on June 25... Scored her first career hat trick against Uzbekistan on April 9, becoming the youngest USWNT player since 2000 and the fifth youngest to net a hat trick in USWNT history.


Appeared in nine games, making two starts... Scored her first goal, and added an assist, in her first start on Sept. 21 against Paraguay.


Called in for January training camp in 2020 with the USWNT.


Called into the senior team for the second time in December of 2019 for the U.S WNT Identification Camp in Bradenton, Fla., the second training camp under Vlatko Andonovski.


Called into the senior National Team for the first time in April 2017 for training but did not play in the matches against Russia.

Youth International

The U-20 WNT’s leading scorer in the last cycle, she finished her U-20 career with 23 goals in 27 caps... Carried a nine-game scoring streak into the tournament and tallied in 10 of the 15 games before the World Cup... At the U-20 World Cup in France, she scored three times, twice against Paraguay and once against Spain... Beginning in March, she set a consecutive goal-scoring streak stands as a Youth National Team scoring record and tied Michelle Akers’ nine-game streak at the senior level in 199... Played for the USA at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, starting four games, while scoring one goal and adding two assists to help the USA qualify for the World Cup... One of four players on the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup roster born in 2000 and is age-eligible for the 2020 U-20 WWC... Named 2017 U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year after a standout campaign, and played in 19 international matches, the most of any player in any age group... Scored for three different YNTs in 2017: the U-18, U-20 and U-23 WNT... Played with the U-23 WNT in 2017 and 2018 and has three U-23 caps and one goal... Scored nine goals in six matches with the U-18 WNT and U-20 WNT across February and March in 2017, believed to be a record for the most goals scored over six consecutive international matches for any women’s YNT player... Represented the USA at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, where she appeared in all three matches... A member of the U.S. team at the 2016 Concacaf Women’s U-17 Championship in Grenada, she played in all five matches, starting two, to help the USA to the regional title and a berth to the 2016 U-17 WWC... Scored one goal and led the team with four assists at Concacaf qualifying, including setting up the game-winner in the championship game against Mexico... Finished her U-17 career with 19 caps and three goals... Played for the U-16s and U-17s in 2015 and for the U-15s in 2014... Earned her first YNT call-up with the U-14s in April 2013.

COLLEGE (Stanford)

Named Most Outstanding Offensive Player at the College Cup, tallying a hat-trick in the national semifinal against UCLA... Named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team... Earned All-PAC 12 second team honors... Named to the MAC Hermman Trophy watch list... Finished the season with 17 goals and nine assists in 21 appearances (19 starts).


Named All-PAC 12 second team... Named to the All-PAC 12 freshman team... Recorded seven goals and two assists in 13 matches (11 starts).



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