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Sophie Jaques

Defenseman

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-8
  • Hometown Toronto, Ontario
  • Last Team Toronto Aeros

Career Honors

  • WCHA All-Rookie Team (2019)
  • WCHA Defenseman of the Week 1 time (1/15/19)

2018-19 – Freshman

  • Appeared in all 35 games
  • Tallied 21 points from five goals and 16 assists
  • Led all OSU rookies in points, assists and goals, finished sixth overall on the team for the season
  • Notched the first point of her career with an assist in the season opener at Quinnipiac (Sept. 28)
  • Scored the first goal of her career in a 3-2 win at Minnesota (Oct. 20)
  • Had her first multi-point game with a two-assist effort at St. Lawrence (Oct. 27)
  • Finished with four multi-point games
  • Earned WCHA Defenseman of the Week honors after tallying a team-high three points in a series split with Wisconsin (Jan. 15)
  • Blocked 31 shots, good for sixth on the team

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played for the Toronto Junior Aeros in the PWHL
  • Served as an assistant captain for the Aeros team that won the PWHL Championship in 2018
  • Tallied 53 points during her time with the Aeros from 23 goals and 30 assists
  • Played for Ontario Red as the team won the 2017 National Women’s Under-18 Championship
  • Helped lead the Aeros to the PWHL championship in 2017
  • Won U19 lacrosse provincials and was selected to attend Ontario Summer Games

Personal

  • Daughter of Peter and Cindy Jaques
  • Has a brother, Malcolm
  • Also plays lacrosse, ultimate frisbee and badminton
  • Interned at American Electric Power
  • Favorite place to eat on campus: Curl Market
  • Favorite team: Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Favorite athlete: Connor McDavid
  • Favorite movie: Fast and Furious
  • Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl
  • Favorite food: Pizza
  • Special skill: Can speak french