Columbia Hires Lubbe as Assistant
from press release
NEW YORK – Head coach Liz Kittleman has
announced that former University of Pennsylvania attacker Courtney
Lubbe will join her staff as an assistant coach. Lubbe graduated
from Penn in May 2010 and finished her career a perfect 28-0 in Ivy
League contests en route to four conference titles.
"Courtney Lubbe is a fantastic addition to our program," said Kittleman. "She is a genuine teacher of the game and will offer the leadership necessary to help take this team to the next level. Having been a student-athlete in the Ivy League, Courtney will be able to relate to the players in many different aspects, and will undoubtedly help guide them to success, both on the field and off."
In addition to winning four conference titles, Lubbe helped the Quakers to three NCAA final four appearances, including the national championship game in 2008. In her final season, Penn won the inaugural Ivy League Tournament title.
The attacker was named to the Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List in 2010 after a breakout junior season. In 2009, the attacker was a first team All-Ivy League honoree and a first team All-Region Mid-Atlantic selection by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). She was also named honorable mention All-Ivy League as a senior after ranking fourth on her team in points (37) and assists (18).
Since 2007, Lubbe has spent the summers coaching at a variety of lacrosse camps, in addition to serving as head coach of the a club team this past summer.
Lubbe earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Penn in 2010.
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