Bourque comes to the Mainers after his sophomore year at the University of Michigan. In 58.1 pitching, the right hander struck out 53.In a game against Notre Dame, he struck out eight and gave up only one hit in 7.2 scoreless innings. In his freshman year he had a 2-1 record with 25 strikeouts in 33.2 innings pitched. He was also a recipient of the U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award.Before college he was the captain of the Huron baseball team. During this time, he won the Rawlings Preseason Regional Honorable Mention award.