Former Cortland assistant Kehoe takes over as New England College women’s coach

New England College has named Kristi Kehoe as its new head women’s coach.

Kehoe was an assistant coach at Cortland the past two seasons and also played four seasons at Northeastern.

“Kristie is going to be a great addition to New England College,” said NEC director of athletics Lori Runksmeier in a news release. :She is passionate and ready to make a statement about how she can impact the future of the women’s ice hockey program. Her knowledge of our program and her fit with our student-athletes was impressive during the interview process and I look forward to working with her.”

“I feel very honored and blessed to have this opportunity,” added Kehoe. “NEC is a very supportive and close family that I am really looking forward to being a part of. I believe that the New England College women’s hockey program holds a lot of great potential and I am excited to start working with the student-athletes.”

At Northeastern, Kehoe tallied 45 goals and 23 assists for 68 points in 135 games.