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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
TOP NEWS STORIES
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Boston Shamrocks' NDC Attendees (Clockwise) goalie Kassie Abbott, Jesse Jacques, Madison Truax & Taylor Wenczkowski
Boston Shamrocks goalie Kassie Abbott (Medford, MA), forwards Jesse Jacques (North Reading, MA) and Taylor Wenczkowski (Rochester, NH) and defenseman Madison Truax (Gardner, MA), along with Boston Jr. Shamrocks’ standout forward Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA), will be attending the upcoming National Development Camp being held at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota from July 10-16, 2013.
This is the second straight year these four Boston Shamrocks have received the recognition and opportunity to attend the NDC. The National Development Camp for girls brings together the top 1% of the nation’s best players at each age level (U14, U15, U16 &U17). Top college and junior coaches help guide the players throughout their experience at the camp. The camp also provides opportunities for the girls to make the National Team.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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:
- Rachael Ade (Davenport, FL) - University of Vermont
- Lindsay Diot (Bethel, CT) - Manhattanville College
- Grace Klienbach (Eustis, FL) - Manhattanville College
- Madi Litchfield (Williston, VT) - University of Vermont
- Kayley Romano (Melbourne, FL) - Manhattanville College
- Heather Schwarz (Naugatuck, CT) - Syracuse University
- Taylor Wenczkowski (Rochester, NH) - Univ. of New Hampshire (2015)
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The Boston Shamrocks are supporting the Boston Marathon bombing victims by offering for sale Boston Strong Ribbon stickers. All proceeds from ribbons sales will go directly to the One Fund Boston, Inc. The One Fund Boston, Inc. was formed to help the people most affected by the terrorist attack that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013. There will be major expenses for those who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Not just medical expenses, but the retrofitting of homes to accommodate wheelchairs, specialized medical equipment, lost income. It will benefit not just the families of the three victims who died, but the nearly 200 others who were injured.
Ribbon stickers are available at the Boston Bruins Practice & Training Center, the Ristuccia Arena, in Wilmington, Mass. at the cost of 2 for $5.00. Checks should be made payable to the One Fund Boston, Inc.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Boston Shamrocks' senior goalie Madi Litchfield (Williston, VT) has yet another honor to add to her stellar career for the Shamrocks as she was recently voted the JWHL 2012-13 Goaltender of the Year. The University of Vermont bound goalie was previously selected by vote of the coaches of the JWHL to the 2012-13 JWHL First Team All Stars. Members of the JWHL First Team All Stars represent some of the top female players at this age in the world. Litchfield was also named the JWHL South Player of The Week as a result of her 1-1-1 performance in Minnesota from February 1-3. In the three games Litchfield had two 1 goal games, while her statistics in the three games was an outstanding 1.67 G.A.A. and a save percentage of .957.
During the 2012-13 season Litchfield played 18 JWHL games for the third place Shamrocks with a 2.53 GAA and a .928 Save percentage and will play for the University of Vermont Catamounts next season.