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If you are interested in playing for the Shamrocks, complete and submit the questionnaire under Recruitment above and we will let you know if you may have what it takes to be a Shamrock. 

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

 
     
 
 
 

2015-16 Tryouts Scheduled For April 18th and 19th

The Boston Shamrocks U19 Elite Team tryouts for the 2015-2016 season will be held at... Read More »

Wolf Commits To Plattsburgh State University

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Sarah Wolf (Fairport, NY) has committed... Read More »

Guy Named To ECAC Women's East All-Rookie Team

Saint Anselm College freshman defenseman, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) was... Read More »

Abbott commits to Plattsburgh State University

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior goaltender, Kassi Abbott (Reading, MA) has committed... Read More »

Jacques Commits to University of Maine

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has... Read More »

Boyle Commits to Clarkson University

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce sophomore forward, Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA) has committed... Read More »

Maccario Notches First Collegiate Goal At No. 1 Boston College

After notching her first point as a Huskie only 2 weeks earlier in a game... Read More »

Maclaine Commits To University of Connecticut

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward Nora Maclaine (Easton, MA) has committed... Read More »

+5 Weekend Earns Harmon ECAC Rookie of the Week Honors

On Tuesday, ECAC Hockey announced Clarkson University‘s freshman defenseman from Downers Grove, IL, and Boston... Read More »

Robello Named CHA Rookie of the Week Following Four-Point Weekend

Mercyhurst University Lakers freshman forward, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Sarah Robello has been named College... Read More »

Litchfield Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week

University of Vermont goalie and Boston Shamrocks' alumna Madison Litchfield has been named the Hockey... Read More »

 

 

2015-16 Tryouts Scheduled For April 18th and 19th

The Boston Shamrocks U19 Elite Team tryouts for the 2015-2016 season will be held at the Boston Bruins Practice and Training Facility, the Ristuccia Arena, in Wilmington, Massachusetts on:

  • Saturday 4/18/15  12:00 pm -   1:00 pm
  • Saturday 4/18/15    3:00 pm -   5:00 pm
  • Sunday   4/19/15  10:00 am - 11:50 am

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. All interested candidates should complete and return the below tryout application and tryout fee as soon as possible.

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TOP NEWS STORIES

Guy Named To ECAC Women's East All-Rookie Team

Friday, February 27, 2015

Saint Anselm College freshman defenseman, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) was recently named to the 2014-15 ECAC Women's East Hockey League All-Rookie Team. In 23 games, Guy had 3 goals and 12 assists for 15 points and a plus 16 rating for the 13-2-2 second place Hawks (17-5-2 Overall).

 

Wolf Commits To Plattsburgh State University

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Boston Shamrocks' Senior Forward, Sarah Wolf

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Sarah Wolf (Fairport, NY) has committed to the Plattsburgh State University women's ice hockey program for the 2015-16 season.

Wolf has tallied 13 points on the 2014-15 season. She reached a career high against Notre Dame, recording three points on one of the team's biggest wins in league play, with two assists and a short handed goal. She has scored 6 goals in JWHL play and 7 assists. The 2014-15 season is Wolf's second season with the Shamrocks and has been an integral part of the team's success.

“When she's on she is just a little fireball of energy. Her attitude and energy are contagious and is really one of those players with a small spark can change the tide of the game.” Says Head Coach Josh Hechter about Wolf.

The Plattsburgh State University, Plattsburgh, NY, plays in the ECAC West. Plattsburgh women's ice hockey began in the 2001-02 season. The Cardinals have a history of winning, making eight NCAA tournament appearances in 13 seasons, winning the National Championship three times, most recently in 2014. Plattsburgh has also claimed the regular season title nine times and won the conference tournament four times.

“I think she can be a dominant player in the ECAC. Plattsburgh is lucky to have her and she will be missed both on and off the ice greatly.” Hechter added about the news.

 

Abbott commits to Plattsburgh State University

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Boston Shamrocks Senior Forward Kassi Abbott

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior goaltender, Kassi Abbott (Reading, MA) has committed to the Plattsburgh State University women’s ice hockey program for the 2015-16 season.

Abbott has posted 297 saves in 14 JWHL games. She currently holds a 2.08 goals against average and .917 save percentage. She is a key part to the Shamrock defense and has been especially solid in tournament weekends for Boston. Abbott was selected to participate in the JWHL all-star game where she allowed zero goals against, contributing to the JWHL South win. Abbott has been a consistent factor for the Shamrock’s team success.

“Being a local kid, we’ve watched Kassi grow up. It’s been really exciting to see her transition from a young kid into a young adult. She has been one of the best goaltenders in the league for the last two years and we’ve been lucky to have her, she will be missed greatly.”

The Plattsburgh State University, Plattsburgh, NY, plays in the ECAC West. Plattsburgh women’s ice hockey began in the 2001-02 season. The Cardinals have a history of winning, making eight NCAA tournament appearances in 13 seasons, winning the National Championship three times, most recently in 2014. Plattsburgh has also claimed the regular season title nine times and won the conference tournament four times.

“It’s been a pleasure to have her and I could not be happier for her. I am excited to see her compete for some National Championships at Plattsburgh.

 

Jacques Commits to University of Maine

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Boston Shamrocks' Senior Forward Jessie Jacques

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has committed to the University of Maine women's ice hockey program for the 2016-17 season.

Jacques is currently serving as captain of the Shamrocks for the 2014-15 season. In her 16 JWHL games this season, Jacques has posted and impressive number assists, with 13. She has added 5 goals this season, totaling 18 points. She has been selected as one of the six Shamrocks to make the JWHL South All-Star team. Jacques has been a consistent playmaking force for the Shamrocks.

“Jessie has been with us for 3.5 years and made some tremendous improvements. Part of the growth of the program has been attracting the top end local talent and Jessie was one of the first of this kind, following players like Dakota Woodworth and helping attract others like Kathleen McHugh, Nora Maclaine, and Michaela Boyle.” Says Head Coach, Josh Hechter, about the recent news.

The University of Maine, Orono, ME, plays in the Hockey East conference. Black Bears women's hockey began in the 1997-98 season and has made four consecutive Hockey East playoff appearances (2010-2014).

“I think it's going to be a great fit for her and we are thrilled to have her back for one more year. We are really excited to see the college player she is going to become.” Hechter added about Jacques.

 

Boyle Commits to Clarkson University

Monday, December 8, 2014
Boston Shamrocks' Sophomore Forward, Michaela Boyle

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce sophomore forward, Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA) has committed to the Clarkson University women's ice hockey program for the 2017-18 season.

Boyle is in her debut season with the Shamrocks. In her 12 JWHL games, she has a total of 7 points, 2 goals and 5 assists. She notched her first goal as a Shamrock in Boston's first game of the season in the NAHA Burlington tournament, igniting an offensively sound career.

“We could not be happier for her. It is a great place with an awesome staff. Michaela has made some significant improvements within a short period of time with us, we look forward to the rest of her career as a Shamrock.” Says Head Coach, Josh Hechter about the recent news.

Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, plays in the ECAC and 2014 National Champions. Boyle will join fellow Shamrock, Savannah Harmon as a Golden Knight. Clarkson women's hockey began in the 2003-04 season and has had three NCAA appearances (2010, 2013, 2014). The Knights have made 10 ECAC playoff appearances and produced three All-Americans, most recently Patty Kazmaier Award Winner, Jamie Lee Rattray.

 

Maclaine Commits To University of Connecticut

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward Nora Maclaine (Easton, MA) has committed to the University of Connecticut women's hockey program for the 2015-16 season. Maclaine will be joining Shamrocks' alumna Marisa Maccario and Cassy Opela on the Huskies roster.

The University of Connecticut Huskies play in the very competitive Hockey East along with such highly acclaimed programs as Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern University, University of New Hampshire, Providence College, University of Vermont and the University of Maine.

UConn was one of the original six member teams of Hockey East. The Women's Hockey East Association is currently in its thirteenth season of play after officially commencing league action in the fall of 2002. In a relatively short period of time, the conference quickly emerged as one of the top women's ice hockey conferences in the nation. In 2005 Hockey East expanded to its current eight member schools. Over the first 12 years, the conference has sent eight teams to the Frozen Four and 17 teams to the NCAA Tournament.