Sophie Schimpl
Sophie Schimpl
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Zwettl, Austria
High School: Borg Linz

2015-16: Took 13th in the 20K freestyle at the U.S. Skiing Championship, clocking in at 1:04:14.2. Finished third in the 5K (16:05.0) and seventh in the 10K (28:35.1) at the Telemark Chase. Placed fourth in the 5K freestyle (14:58.4) and third in the 15K classic (51:08.1) at the CCSA Invitational. Posted two top-10 finishes at the CCSA Championships. Won the 5K freestyle with a time of 13:50.7, 10.2 seconds faster than the second-place skier, at the NCAA Central Regional Championship. Also placed fifth in the 15K classic at the regional event, timing in at 54:05.6. At the NCAA National Championships, placed 24th in the 5K freestyle (13:54.2) and 25th in the 15K classic (57:16.4). Named to the all-CCSA first team. Earned the team's Most Improved award.

2014-15: In classic races, finished in the top 10 in all but one race. Also had three top-10 finishes in freestyle events, including a sixth-place finish in the 5K at the NCAA Central Regional (15:49.8).

High School: Raced for Borg Linz under Martin Kapl.

Personal: Majoring in public relations. Daughter of Karl and Maria Schimpl. Born on July 26, 1994.