Sophie Cocks

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Sophie Cocks
Personal information
Born (1994-07-25) 25 July 1994 (age 25)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Playing position Striker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Canterbury Cats
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– New Zealand 28

Sophie Cocks (born 25 July 1994) is a New Zealand field hockey player,[1] and a member of the women's national team, the Black Sticks.[2] She competed for New Zealand at the 2014 Women's Hockey World Cup and the women's hockey tournament at the 2014 Commonwealth Games,[3] winning a bronze medal in the latter event.

Born in Christchurch, Cocks grew up in Lincoln, a satellite town southwest of the city. She attended St Margaret's College in Christchurch.[1]

Cocks played her first senior international test on 30 October 2013 in Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand against Australia as part of the 2013 Oceania Cup. She scored the winning goal in the 3–2 match, with a field goal in the 60th minute.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kermeen, Mat (26 June 2013). "Rapid rise for Sophie". Central Canterbury News. NZ. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Sophie Cocks scores for Black Sticks in winning debut". Canterbury Hockey. NZ. 31 October 2013. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 profile". Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Hockey: Dream debut as Cocks seals win over Aussies". The New Zealand Herald. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2014.