ODU Swimming & Diving BIO
Sofie Sj÷berg
Player Profile:
Sofie Sj÷berg 1968643
Position: Freestyle
Other Position: Relay
Year: Senior
Hometown: Helsingborg, Sweden
Major: Business Finance
Experience: High School

2016-2017: Placed second in the 200-yard medley relay against UNCW with teammates C. VandePoel, Teller, and Brem (1:48.31)... Earned second place in the 50-yard freestyle against UMBC with a final time of 25.03 seconds... Came in second in the 100-yard freestyle in 54.16 seconds... Swam on the first place 400-yard freestyle relay team, with a finishing time of 3:39.15... Swam on the second place 200-yard medley relay team, with a finishing time of 1:47.88... Placed 1st alongside Brem, Petit, and VandePoel in the 200-yard medley relay, at the Georgetown invitational meet (1:46.21)... Tied for third place in the 50-yard freestyle with teammate Stephanie Norris with time of 24.65 seconds... Swam to a second place finish in the 100-yard freestyle (53.47)... Participated on the first place 400-yard freestyle relay team, finishing in 3:33.28... Finished ninth overall at the 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational (1:35.50) in the 200-yard freestyle relay with C. Vandepoel, Petit, and Norris... Finished top-25 in the 50-yard freestyle at the 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational with a time of 24.12 seconds... Finished eighth in the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 3:46.99 and fifth in the 200-yard (1:43.05) medley relay alongside C. Vandepoel, Petit, and Brem... Placed 11th overall in the 800-yard freestyle relay along with teammates Petit, Norris, and Clark finishing with a time of 7:42.32... Finished in the top-20 in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.26... Placed first in the 200-yard medley relay against FAU with a time of 1:49.01... Swam to a fifth place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (24.93)... Finished first in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:39.76... Swam in the 50-yard freestyle against ECU, placed fifth in 24.93... Swam on the second place 200-yard medley relay team with final time of 1:48.41... Swam on the first place 400-yard freestyle relay team with a time of 3:39.03... Placed second in the 50-yard freestyle against GW with time of 24.50... Came in first in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 53.32... Finished top-15 in the 50-yard free at the 2017 C-USA Women's Championship with a time of 23.50... Placed fourth in the 200-yard relay (1:33.43)... Finished 14th in the 200-yard free (1:51.40)... Came in first in the 50-yard swim-off with a final time of 23.69... Finished the 400-yard medley relay in 3:43.75 to take fifth place... Finished 12th in the 100-yard free (51.32)... Finished fifth in the 400-yard relay with teammates C. Vandepoel, J. Vandepoel, and Norris (3:28.13)...

2015-2016: Competed in freestyle events ... Finished 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle relay at Davidson ... Finished 2nd in the 50 yard freestyle relay with the time of 1:39.38 ... Also swam to the 2nd place in 100 yard freestyle relay ... Finished 4th in the 200 yard medley relay in the C-USA Championships ... Finished 6th in the 200 yard freestyle relay alongside with Morgan Johnson, Colleen Vande Poel and Emilie Petit with the time of 1:34.88 ... Also finished 6th in the 100 yard freestyle in the C-USA Championships ... Swam to the second place in 400 yard freestyle relay finals ... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014-2015: Swam in the freestyle events for the Monarchs … Claimed sixth in the records with her time of 0:23:66 in the 50 free at the conference tournament … Sjöberg swam the 100 free in 0:51.31 at the Nike Invite … Finished the 200 free in 1:52.75 … Completed the 200 freestyle relay in 1:34.18 with teammates at the C-USA conference meet claiming first in the ODU record books … Finished the 400 freestyle relay in 3:25.33 (1st in ODU record books) and the 800 in 7:43.31 …

Prior to Old Dominion: Sofie Sjöberg begins her sophomore year at Old Dominion University after leaving her hometown in Helsingborg, Sweden … Sjöberg's club team placed first in the country at the Swedish Junior Nationals … Sjöberg's relay team in Sweden also won two silver medals as the Swedish Nationals during her senior year …

Personal: Maria and Stefan Sjöberg are the parents of Sofie … Sofie also has an old brother, Marcus … Major is Business Finance … 

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