| 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
ECAC Div. III Team
| Spaulding High School |
|Pro Career||2007 – 2011|
Sophie Leclerc is a women’s ice hockey player from Vermont. She played for the Norwich Cadets in ECAC Division III and graduated as the all-time leading scorer in program history.
She participated in four years of ice hockey at Spaulding High School and graduated as the school’s all-time leading scorer while accumulating over 100 goals. Leclerc was a three-time recipient of the Times Argus Player of the Year award. Of note, Leclerc helped lead Spaulding High School to the 2001-02 Division II hockey championship.
The 2007-08 season marked her debut with the Norwich Cadets. She participated in all 24 contests, while leading the club with 13 goals. Her 14 assists ranked second, while her 27 points led the squad, respectively. Of her 13 goals, nine were registered on the power play, while four were game winning goals. As a sophomore, Leclerc was part of the Cadets first-ever ECAC East Conference Tournament championship. Leclerc was one of four Cadets players named to the ECAC East All-Tournament team. She competed in 28 contests while ranking first in goals (19), assists (26) and points (45) on the squad. In addition, the six game-winning goals Leclerc registered, led the team. Leclerc compete in 31 games during the 2009-10 campaign. Her 14 goals ranked second on the Cadets, while her 23 assists were a team high. Of her 14 goals, three came on the power play, while another three were game winning goals. One of those game winning goals, one came against Plattsburgh State in the NCAA Quarterfinals with 42 seconds left. She was part of a Cadets team that lost the 2010 NCAA Final to Amherst by a 7-2 tally. In her senior season, she was appointed as team captain. She helped the Cadets win their first Division III title. This was accomplished in only the fourth year of the program. In the Division III title game, she contributed with two goals and an assist, as the Cadets defeated the RIT Tigers by a 5-2 mark. Her 54 points led the nation in scoring. Leclerc was featured in the April 4, 2011 issue of Sports Illustrated as part of its Faces in the Crowd section. On December 4, 2011, her career scoring record was surpassed by Julie Fortier.
ECAC Div III Edit
Awards and honorsEdit
- 2005 Burlington Free Press Miss Hockey Award
- 2007-08 ECAC East Second team
- 2008-09 ECAC East Second team
- 2008-09 ECAC East Tournament Most Outstanding Player
- 2008-09 ECAC East All-Tournament team
- 2009-10 NCAA Division III All-Tournament team
- 2009-10 New England Division II-III All-Star
- 2009-10 ECAC East Second Team selection
- 2010-11 ECAC East scoring champion
- 2010-11 ECAC Division III Player of the year
- 2010-11 Division III All-America selection.
- ↑ http://www.norwichathletics.com/sports/wice/2010-11/bios/leclerc%20sophie
- ↑ http://www.hockeyjournal.com/news/2011/05/17_from_nehj_for_norwich_women.php
- ↑ http://sportsillustrated.ca/vault/article/magazine/MAG1183854/1/index.htm
- ↑ http://www.ecacdiiihockey.com/womens_east/2011-12/releases/fortier_sets_nu_all_time_goals_mark
- ↑ http://www.uscho.com/stats/player/wid,6135/sophie-leclerc/