Sophie Klautz is a midfielder who is currently playing for HDM MA1 in the Dutch National (landelijk) league and on the Dutch U18 team. Sophie is in her final year of HAVO and is expected to graduate in 2022. She is looking forward to joining a Field hockey program in the Fall of 2022.
Sophie Klautz is a quick and technical midfielder for HDM MA1 in the Dutch National League. She also plays on the Dutch U18 team.
Sophie started playing for HDM when she was 14 years old. In the same year, Sophie was selected for the Dutch U15 team. This year, she will be playing for HDM MA1 in the Dutch national league (landelijk) as well as the Dutch National U18 team, where is busy improving herself to an all-round hockey player.
Sophie’s major strength is her speed. She excels on the midfield or as a striker. Sophie has great technical (3D) skills. The combination of speed and technique makes her very strong when it comes to one on one duels. Sophie has a muscular and athletic built body. Besides that, Sophie has a powerful hit on goal. She easily hits on target, with both her forehand and backhand. Next to her attacking skills, she has great defensive skills. She knows perfectly how to put pressure on the opponents defenders and often wins defending duels.
Sophie is currently in the fifth year of HAVO. She is expecting to graduate in the Spring of 2022 and is interested in joining a program, where both the athletic and academic level match with hers. Her goal is to gain a lot of knowledge and skills in America starting in the fall of 2022!