Nov. 12, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Former Providence College women's ice hockey player Karen Kay `85 will be inducted into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the 18th Annual induction ceremony and dinner. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Randolph, Mass. at Lombardo's. Veteran sports broadcaster and current NESN studio host Dale Arnold is scheduled to serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Kay coached both the US Women's National Team and the women's hockey team at UNH (1992-2002) after her career at Providence (1981-83). While coaching at UNH she collected a record of 215-90-25 during her ten year career and led the team to a National Championship in 1998.
Kay led the US Women's National Team to a silver medal in the 1994 World Championships. She also received the Bob Johnson Award from USA Hockey for her contributions to the sport on an international level. While at Providence Kay helped lead the team to back-to-back EAIAW Championship appearances.
Kay will be one of 10 that will be inducted on Wednesday. She will join former Friars, Stephanie O' Sullivan `85, Cindy Curley `85, Laurie Baker `97 and the 1998 Olympic team, which included seven members from Providence as inductees to the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame.
A limited number of tickets ($60) to the 2012 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner are available and may be purchased by contacting Jim Prior at firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 938-4400.