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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 work hard in developing and promoting their student athletes. Nearly 100% of all Boston Shamrocks players go on to continue their growth and success at the collegiate level.
Boston Shamrocks student athletes have enrolled and played hockey at the following 42 institutes of higher learning:
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 S & C
» Tutoring and SAT/ACT Test Prep Sessions
» Supervised Team Housing Available
» Travel Via Team Coach Bus
» Equipment & Clothing Package Provided
The Boston Shamrocks opened JWHL league play at the Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington Thursday afternoon... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks, and University of Vermont Catamounts, alumna and current Shamrocks Assistant Coach, Amanda Pelkey... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks opened the NAHA Labor Day Tournament Friday morning with a 1-0 win... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are pleased to announce senior forward Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA) has committed... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks forwards Sarah King (Wilmington, MA) and Brittany Lydon (Marblehead, MA) recently joined... Read More »
Boston Shamrocks forwards Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA), Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA), Kirsten Nergaard (Stamford, CT),... Read More »
Once again the Boston Shamrocks have an impressive group of seniors and post grads moving... Read More »
Saint Anselm College freshman defenseman, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) was... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce sophomore forward, Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA) has committed... Read More »
After notching her first point as a Huskie only 2 weeks earlier in a game... Read More »
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Thursday, October 8, 2015
Boston Shamrocks Forward Amanda Conway Breaks In To Notch Her First Of Two Goals.
The Boston Shamrocks opened JWHL league play at the Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington Thursday afternoon and were downed 3-2 by the Notre Dame Hounds (Saskatchewan). Post-Grad forward Amanda Conway (Tewksbury, MA) staked the Shamrocks to a two goal lead in the first, but two power play tallies by the Hounds in the second sent the teams to the locker room tied 2-2. Notre Dame scored two minutes into the third, and then withstood heavy pressure by the Shamrocks throughout the final period to garner the win.
Senior defenseman Aly Peper (Arvada, CO), senior forwards Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA), and Aly O'Leary (Reading, MA) and junior forward Nicole Lorenzo (Boca Raton, FL) assisted on Conway's goals. Junior netminder Kia Castonquay (Ipswich, MA) turned aside 41 shots in the loss.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Boston Shamrocks Alumna, and Current Assistant Coach, Amanda Pelkey Named to USA National Team Roster.
Boston Shamrocks, and University of Vermont Catamounts, alumna and current Shamrocks Assistant Coach, Amanda Pelkey (Montpelier, VT) has been named to the USA Women's National Team roster for the upcoming 2015 Four Nations Cup in Sweden. Pelkey previously competed for the U.S. at the 2014 Four Nations Cup.
The 23 rostered players represent 12 different states. The roster also features 13 members of the gold medal winning 2015 U.S. Women's National Team at the International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship.
A camp for the team will be held in Chicago, Illinois from October 26-31 before the team departs for Sweden. The Four Nations Cup is an annual tournament that has been held in varying forms since 1996 (previously the Three Nations Cup). The United States will compete against Canada, Sweden and Finland in this year's tournament. It is the 19th year of the tournament and the United States has competed 18 times, having not participated in 2001. The United States has captured the title five times (1997, 2003, 2008, 2011-12), finished second 12 times and third in the tournament in 2013. The Americans hold an overall record of 40-5-5-23-2 (W-OTW-OTL-L-T) in 75 Three/Four Nations Cup games.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Shamrocks Amanda Conway Scored Game Winner In 1-0 Win Over Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins
The Boston Shamrocks opened the NAHA Labor Day Tournament Friday morning with a 1-0 win over the PWHL's Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins. Shamrocks Post Grad forward Amanda Conway (Tewksbury, MA) scored the lone goal while senior net minder Kia Castonguay (Ipswich, MA) turned aside 14 shots in the shutout.
In the late afternoon tilt, Shamrocks keeper Kate Turner (Texas) had 14 saves against the Minnesota Northern Starzz, but the Shamrocks could not find the back of the net with their 15 shots resulting in a 1-0 loss.
The Shamrocks take on the Mid-Fairfield Connecticut Stars Saturday morning at 10:00 am at the Gutterson Field House on the campus of the University of Vermont.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Boston Shamrocks forwards Sarah King (Wilmington, MA) and Brittany Lydon (Marblehead, MA) recently joined a select group of women from the Junior Women's Hockey League (JWHL) to form Team JWHL and headed off to Europe to create new friendships and memories while adventuring and playing some strong international competition.
On August 2nd Team JWHL departed from Boston and traveled to Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia and Riga, Latvia. During their 10 day trip Team JWHL faced off against five talented Russian and Finnish teams while also exploring their host countries' cultures and rich histories.