|Date of birth||April 20, 1989|
|place of birth||Landshut , Germany|
|date of death||January 13, 2020|
|Place of death||Munich|
|until 2010||ESC Dorfen|
Sophie Kratzer (born April 20, 1989 in Landshut ; † January 13, 2020 in Munich ) was a German ice hockey player who was active for the ESC Planegg in the women's ice hockey Bundesliga between 2003 and 2017 and won numerous championships and trophies with it . With the German national team , she twice made promotion from Division I to the top division of the Ice Hockey World Championship and took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi .
Sophie Kratzer was born in Landshut in 1989 and grew up in Dorfen / Landkreis Erding and Velden (Vils) . She learned to skate at the age of four . The children were also allowed to try ice hockey, and Kratzer stayed with this sport.
She later studied German, history and social studies at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich to become a teacher. She graduated in 2017 and then worked on the organizing committee of the 2017 Men's Ice Hockey World Championship , which took place in Germany and France. In October 2018 she began a traineeship at the Catholic School of Journalism ifp . With a report on gold cell phones in northeast India, she was awarded the Alternative Media Prize in 2019 . She died on January 13, 2020 at the age of 30 from complications from breast cancer.
Club ice hockey
She first played in the youth teams of ESV Gebensbach and ESC Dorfen . From 2003 she played for the ESC Planegg in the women's ice hockey Bundesliga . With the ESC Planegg, she won the German championship in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 , the DEB Women's Cup in 2005 and 2010 and the Elite Women's Hockey League in 2010 . In 2015 she won the DEB Cup again ; In 2016 she was runner-up again and in 2017 at the end of her career she was once again German champion.
International ice hockey
From 2008 she was part of the expanded national team squad; Before that, she had been part of the U18 national junior team from 2005. From 2008 she was used in the A team in tournaments and completed her first world championship in 2009 , where she played in Division I with the national team. However, the return to the top division with second place did not succeed. At the World Cup of Division I in 2011 , she was the team's best assists with four assists and thus contributed significantly to the promotion to the top division.
Another participation in world championships followed in 2013 , and in February 2013 she qualified with the national team for the 2014 Winter Olympics . In December 2013, he injured his cruciate ligament, but was still able to take part in the Winter Olympics. At the 2014 Olympic tournament, she finished seventh with the national team.
In 2016 she managed to get promoted from Division I to the top division with the national team. A year later, at the end of her career, she finished fourth at the 2017 World Cup , the best result in German women's World Cup history. She has played a total of 149 international matches for the national team.
Achievements and Awards
- 2005 Winning the DEB Cup with the ESC Planegg
- 2006 German runner-up with the ESC Planegg
- 2007 German runner-up with the ESC Planegg
- 2008 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2010 Winner of the Elite Women's Hockey League with the ESC Planegg
- 2010 German runner-up with the ESC Planegg
- 2011 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2011 promotion to the top division at the World Cup of Division I.
- 2012 Winning the EWHL Super Cup with the ESC Planegg
- 2012 Winning the DEB Cup with the ESC Planegg
- 2012 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2013 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2014 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2014 Winning the EWHL Super Cup with the ESC Planegg
- 2015 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2015 Winning the DEB Cup with the ESC Planegg
- 2016 German runner-up with the ESC Planegg
- 2016 Promotion to the top division at the World Championship of Division I.
- 2017 German champion with the ESC Planegg
- 2019 Alternative media award in the networking category
( Legend for player statistics: Sp or GP = games played; T or G = goals scored; V or A = assists scored ; Pkt or Pts = scorer points scored ; SM or PIM = penalty minutes received ; +/− = plus / minus balance; PP = overpaid goals scored ; SH = underpaid goals scored ; GW = winning goals scored; 1 play-downs / relegation )
|2003/04||ESC Planegg||Bundesliga South||7th||0||3||3||0|
|2004/05||ESC Planegg||Bundesliga South||6th||0||0||0||2|
|2005||ESC Planegg||Cup round south||3||8th||9||17th||0|
|2005/06||ESC Planegg||Bundesliga South||11||2||3||5||14th|
|2006/07||ESC Planegg||1st National League||20th||15th||18th||33||12|
|2007/08||ESC Planegg||1st National League||1||0||0||0||0|
|2008/09||ESC Planegg||1st National League||16||15th||10||25th||2|
|2009/10||ESC Planegg||1st National League||15th||6th||7th||13||10|
|2010/11||ESC Planegg||1st National League||21st||19th||18th||37||8th|
|2011/12||ESC Planegg||1st National League||17th||11||7th||18th||4th|
|2012/13||ESC Planegg||1st National League||24||20th||17th||37||0|
|2013/14||ESC Planegg||1st National League||21st||17th||12||29||8th|
|2014/15||ESC Planegg||1st National League||13||3||4th||7th||18th|
|2015/16||ESC Planegg||1st National League||24||11||9||20th||14th|
|2016/17||ESC Planegg||1st National League||21st||17th||25th||42||8th|
|2009||Germany||WM Div. I.||place 2||5||0||0||0||2||0|
|2011||Germany||WM Div. I.||1st place||4th||1||3||4th||2||+6|
|2013||Germany||Olympic torment.||1st place||3||1||0||1||0||+2|
|2016||Germany||WM Div. I.||1st place||5||0||0||0||4th||± 0|
|2017||Germany||Olympic torment.||place 2||3||1||1||2||0||−1|
- official website
- Sophie Kratzer at rodi-db.de
- Sophie Kratzer at damen-eishockey.de
- Sophie Kratzer at eliteprospects.com (English)
- Obituary at merkur.de
- Obituary at sueddeutsche.de
- Advertisement by Sophie Kratzer | SZ-Gedenken.de. Retrieved January 18, 2020 .
- student teacher at the Olympics - "Every mistake is punished". Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, February 14, 2014, accessed on January 19, 2020 .
- Men's World Cup instead of Women's Olympics. In: Münchner Merkur . March 13, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2019 .
- Dieter Priglmeir: Obituary for the death of national ice hockey player Sophie Kratzer. merkur.de, accessed on January 28, 2020 .
- Prize Winner 2019. alternativen-medienpreis.de, accessed on January 28, 2020 .
- Obituary for Sophie Kratzer
- Sophie Kratzer. OVB Heimatzeitungen, January 21, 2020, accessed on January 21, 2020 .
- Süddeutsche Zeitung , Honestly earned respect , April 17, 2013, accessed on April 3, 2014
- Women's Ice Hockey World Championship 2017 - Germany missed a medal, but achieved a sensational 4th place. In: Frauen-eishockey.com. April 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2019 .
- The DEB mourns the loss of the national player Sophie Kratzer. In: deb-online.de. January 19, 2020, accessed January 30, 2020 .
- Sophie Kratzer (number 24). In: esc-planegg.de. Retrieved May 15, 2019 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German ice hockey player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 20, 1989|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Landshut|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 13, 2020|
|Place of death||Munich|