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The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team is a full season team formed to develop young women hockey players to the level and ability required to play college hockey.
The Boston Shamrocks Elite U19 Women's Hockey Team is a USA Hockey registered U19/Canadian Intermediate AA team and play in the Junior Women’s Hockey League (JWHL) on college campuses against some of the best teams in North America. The Shamrocks will also play in some of the top tournaments in the United States and Canada guaranteeing outstanding competition and maximum exposure to college and National team coaches. Past tournaments have included Chowder Cup, NAHA Labor Day, Stoney Creek, Polar Bears, and the JWHL Challenge Cup.
The Boston Shamrocks provide:
» Professional Coaching Staff
» 50-60 Game Schedule
On The Ice Six Days A Week; Approx. 125 Practices Mid Aug.-March
» Consistent Practice Times Throughout The Season
» Dedicated Team Locker Room w/Individual Stalls
» Twice Weekly One Hour Sessions at Mike Boyle’s Strength & Conditioning
» Tutoring and SAT/ACT Test Prep Sessions
» Supervised Team Housing Available
» Travel Via Team Coach Bus
» Equipment & Clothing Package Provided
Once again the Boston Shamrocks have an impressive group of seniors and post grads moving... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks U19 Elite team will hold tryouts on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) has committed... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward Kate Kohl (Chelmsford, MA) has committed... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks' alumna and Syracuse University freshman forward Heather Schwarz was named College Hockey America... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks' alumnae and University of Vermont Catamounts freshman blueliner Rachel Ade scored her first... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks senior Captain Savannah Harmon (Downers Grove, IL) was selected by vote of the... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce junior forward Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has... Read More »
Saturday afternoon the Boston Shamrocks took on the Pacific Steelers at Quinnipiac University and it... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks entered the final weekend of the JWHL regular season one point ahead... Read More »
In their second game of the weekend the Boston Shamrocks took on the Colorado Selects... Read More »
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Monday, March 24, 2014
The Boston Shamrocks U19 Elite team will hold tryouts on Saturday, May 17 from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon and 3:00 to 5:00 pm and Sunday May 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon at their home rink, the Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, Mass. The Shamrocks will also host a cookout on Saturday from 12:30 to 2:30 pm for tryout candidates and their families.
The Shamrocks play in the Major Junior South Division of the JWHL (Junior Women's Hockey League) and will play approximately 60 league, non-league and tournament games consisting of three 20 minute periods. The Shamrocks also hold approximately 125 practices from mid August thru March in addition to twice weekly one hour sessions at Mike Boyle's Strength & Conditioning.
For more information contact Bob Rotondo at Bob@BostonShamrocks.net or by calling 781-838-0352. All tryouts will be held at the Shamrocks home rink, the Ristuccia Arena, 190 Main Street, Wilmington, Mass. There is a $60 tryout fee. All interested candidates should complete and return the below tryout application and tryout fee as soon as possible.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Once again the Boston Shamrocks have an impressive group of seniors and post grads moving on next year to continue their play at the collegiate level:
- Sabrina Dobbins (Bedford, NH) - Amherst College
- Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) - Saint Anselm College .
- Savannah Harmon (Downers Grove, IL) - Clarkson University
- Jessie Jacques (North Reading, MA) - Brown University (2015)
- Kate Kohl (Chelmsford, MA) - Connecticut College
- Marisa Maccario (Marblehead, MA) - University of Connecticut
- Sarah Robello (Las Vegas, NV) - Mercyhurst University
- Taylor Wenczkowski (Rochester, NH) - University of New Hampshire
Monday, March 24, 2014
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) has committed to St. Anselm College for the 2014-15 season.
St. Anselm College is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and competes in the ECAC East Women's Conference. The 2013-14 season marks the 75th anniversary of the ECAC.
In its 75th year of service, the ECAC continues to service the needs of its membership. The Conference operates on a set of three core values: excellence; service-based, student-athlete centered organization; sense of community. By adhering to those core values, the ECAC continues to be a nationwide leader in service for its member student-athletes, administrators, coaches and institutions.
This past season the St. Anselm College women's ice hockey team won its third straight ECAC Open Championships. The Hawks defeated the College of the Holy Cross, 2-1, in the Championship Game to capture their sixth ECAC Open title.
The 2013-14 Championship Game was the Hawks ninth ECAC Open Final appearance. The Hawks finished the season 24-3-0, which matches the best record in program history from the 2006-07 season. The 24 wins are a personal best for Hawks head coach Kerstin Matthews, who has twice guided the Hawks to 20 victories prior to this season. It was Matthews' fifth championship game appearance and her third title with the Hawks.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward Kate Kohl (Chelmsford, MA) has committed to Connecticut College for the 2014-15 season.
Connecticut College is a member of a small group of institutions labeled the "Little Ivies." The Connecticut College Camels women's hockey team is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
Founded in 1971, the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is a group of eleven highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities that share a similar philosophy for intercollegiate athletics. The formation of NESCAC originated with an agreement among Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Wesleyan University and Williams College first drafted in 1955. Along with these four institutions, Bates College, Colby College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Trinity College and Tufts University are sustaining charter members. Connecticut College joined in 1982, bringing the Conference's membership to its current total of 11 institutions.
Kohl has been a member of the Shamrocks for four years and was selected captain for the 2013-14 season. Splitting time between forward and defense, Kohl scored 14 goals and had nine assists for 23 points while leading the team to a 38-19-8 record.
Friday, February 7, 2014
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce junior forward Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has committed to Brown University for the 2015-16 season.
The Brown University Bears women's hockey team is a member of the very prestigious Ivy League and competes in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). ECAC Hockey has played the role of both a leader and pioneer for nearly three decades that NCAA Division I women's hockey has been in existence.
Home to the premier Division I league in the nation, ECAC Hockey boasts a history that gleams with accomplishments. From individual honors to contributions on the international stage, the league and its players and coaches have set a high standard for excellence in the game. League athletes have earned All-America honors 67 times, claimed 32 Olympic Gold Medals, and have won the Patty Kazmaier Award nine out of the 15 years it has existed as the designation of the nation's top player.
Membership in ECAC Hockey has changed to meet the needs of the exploding collegiate sport as 24 teams have called ECAC Hockey home since the first championship was contested in 1984. The league's current roster of teams includes some of the most storied programs in the nation: Brown, Clarkson, Colgate, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, Quinnipiac, Rensselaer, St. Lawrence, Union and Yale.
During a recent game against Ivy League rival Yale University, the Brown University's women's hockey team celebrated it's 50th anniversary. It holds the distinction of being the oldest women's hockey program in the nation. The first Bears squad took to the ice in the fall of 1963 and the program has remained a leader ever since. Brown has produced seven Olympians, placing five on the 2005-06 National Team roster for the XX Winter Games, amassed 458 wins in 48 seasons, and has twice represented the ECAC Hockey in national title games. The Bears have advanced to the national championship tournament four times, most recently facing Minnesota-Duluth in the championship game of the 2002 NCAA Women's Frozen Four.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce PG forward Sarah Robello (Las Vegas, NV) has committed to Mercyhurst University for the 2014-15 season.
The Mercyhurst University Lakers women's hockey team competes in College Hockey America (CHA). Other CHA members include such teams as Syracuse University, Penn State and RIT. Mercyhurst is currently in second place, two points behind Robert Morris University.
In 2011-12 Mercyhurst captured its tenth straight CHA regular-season title and their ninth CHA Tournament Championship. The Lakers also advanced to the 2012 NCAA tournament for the eighth straight year.