May 10, 2011
PRINCETON, N.J. -
Recently, the American Hockey Coaches Association honored former Friar women's ice hockey player Amy (Carlson) Bourbeau '96 with its inaugural Women's Ice Hockey Assistant Coach Award. Borbeau has served with Princeton University Head Coach Jeff Kampersal for the last 12 seasons.
According to the AHCA, the accolade recognizes the career body of work of an assistant coach in women's ice hockey. Bourbeau was presented with the award at the 2011 AHCA Convention in Naples, FL.
Bourbeau played four seasons for Providence College, suiting up in 116 games from 1992 to 1996. The Coventry, R.I. native contributed 64 points with 21 goals, and helped lead the Friars to three ECAC Championships. She also played in the longest game in the history of women's collegiate hockey when PC and New Hampshire went to five overtimes to decide the 1996 ECAC title.
After Providence, Bourbeau became an assistant coach at Middlebury College in 1996. She then served as the head coach at Williams College for one season before joining the Princeton staff in 1999.
- Go Friars -