Women's Hockey Announces Incoming Class of 2020
The Princeton women’s coaching staff led by head coach Jeff Kampersal announces the six student-athletes that will join the Ivy League championship and NCAA qualifying team in September as the Class of 2020.
“Coach Cara Morey did such a great job recruiting the Class of 2020,” Kampersal said. “Our team has added character, competitiveness, smarts, height, and skill. We are looking forward to starting the next journey in September.”
Carly Bullock, 5-7, Forward, Eden Prairie, Minn./The Blake School/Minnesota Ice Cats
Bullock played five years of varsity hockey at The Blake School, four of which were spent with fellow freshman Sylvie Wallin and Karlie Lund ’19. As a senior captain, Bullock guided the Bears to the 2016 Minnesota state championship. While at Blake, Bullock won three state championships and was runner-up once and was named to all-tournament team all four years. A 2016 Ms. Hockey finalist and first-team All-Metro, she finished her senior year with 58 goals and 21 assists for 79 goals. Bullock is a three-time all-state selection and four-time all-conference player. She was a named her team’s MVP in 2015 and 2016 and was the team’s Most Improved Player in 2013. She capped her high school career with 278 points on 186 goals and 92 assists. During the summer, Bullock plays for the Minnesota Ice Cats.
Bullock also lettered in lacrosse, track & field and cross country.
Kampersal on #20: Carly is a passionate competitor and a prolific goal scorer. Time and time again she comes up with big plays and determined efforts.
MacKenzie Ebel, 5-7, Forward, Airdrie, Alberta/Kent School/Southern CT Stars
Ebel has spent two seasons with Kent School and was captain as a senior. The Lions won the 2015 and 2016 Founders League Championship. The team presented her with the Victoria Ryder Award for leadership and contribution. She averaged more than a point per game with 22 goals and 32 assists in 50 games played at Kent. Ebel played with the Warner Warriors from 2011-14 and was an assistant captain during her last year. During her time at Warner she totaled 26 goals and 29 assists in 134 games played. She spent the 2014-15 season with the Southern Connecticut Stars. In 2013, Ebel was selected to participate in the U18 national hockey tournament as a member of Team Alberta.
Kampersal on #26: MacKenzie is has good skill and an explosive drive to the net. She always plays with her head up looking to make her teammates better.
Julia Edgar, 5-7, Defender, Oakville, Ont./Appleby College/Oakville Jr. Hornets
A member of the Canadian Under-18 team, Edgar played three years of high school hockey at Appleby College High School and served as a two-year captain. The Bluedogs were the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association (OFSAA) 2015 Provincial Champions and were back-to-back Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA) League Champions in 2015 and 2016.
Edgar played two seasons with the Oakville Junior Hornets and was captain as a senior. Oakville was the 2015 Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA) Provincial champions and runner-up in 2016. They claimed the 2015 Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) season championship and took the bronze in 2015. She has been a member of the Oakville Hornets organization since 2004.
She was a member of Team Ontario Red U18 in 2015 at the National Women’s Championship
A three-sport athlete, Edgar also lettered in field hockey for three seasons, captaining the team as both a junior and a senior, and played soccer. She was named MVP of all three teams during her high school career: soccer in 2014, field hockey in 2014 and 2015, hockey in 2015-16.
Kampersal on #6: Julia is a tough D. She does everything well. She plays aggressively and takes away time and space in the defensive end. She plays her 1v1’s solidly. Offensively, she moves the puck and makes good decisions.
Steph Neatby, 6-0, Goalie, Toronto, Ont./John Redmond Catholic/Toronto Jr. Aeros
Neatby played hockey for both her high school team at John Redmond Catholic Secondary School and for the Toronto Junior Aeros. The Aeros won both the Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) and Provincial championship this past season. She posted a 20-6-4 overall record with 14 total shutouts, a .954 save percentage and 0.80 goals against average. Neatby also previously played for the Etobicoke Dolphins.
Also played basketball, badminton, lacrosse, softball, swimming, track & field at John Redmond.
Kampersal on #35: Steph is a great athlete and presence in net. She works hard trying to perfect her craft. Her experience already competing at a high level will serve her well.
Claire Thompson, 5-8, Defender, Toronto, Ont./Martingrove Collegiate Institute/Toronto Jr. Aeros
Thompson played high school hockey for Martingrove Collegiate Insitute and spent two seasons playing for the Toronto Junior Aeros. She captained the Aeros this past season when the team won the Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) and Provincial championship. In those 45 games she scored six goals and added 17 assists and 26 penalty minutes. In 2015 the squad took fourth in the provincial championship after winning the PWHL. In her two years she accumulated 52 points on 11 goals and 41 assists in 98 games and collected 54 penalty minutes.
Prior to joining the Aeros organization in 2013, she played for Etobicoke Dolphins (2012-14, 2003-07) and Humber Valley Sharks boys’ team (2007-12).
Thompson also played badminton, crew, cross country and softball in high school.
Kampersal on #4: Claire is such a fun, happy person. She is an offensive D, but defends hard as well. She skates well, she has a great reach, great vision, and a heavy shot.