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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

 
     
 
 
 

Jacques Commits to University of Maine

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

Shamrocks Traveled to Stowe to Face NAHA

The Shamrock's faced off against JWHL rival, North American Hockey Academy. The two team's competed... Read More »

Shamrocks Compete in 2015 JWHL Challenge Cup

The Boston Shamrocks traveled to Washington, D.C. on January 14th, to compete in the annual... Read More »

All Time High Shamrock Participation at JWHL All-Star Game

The Shamrocks are in Washington D.C., participating in the annual JWHL Challenge Cup. The weekend... Read More »

Shamrocks Show Well at JWHL Providence Weekend

Friday, December 19th, the Boston Shamrocks faced off against JWHL rival, the North American Hockey... Read More »

Boyle Commits to Clarkson University

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

Shamrocks Go Undefeated at JWHL South Weekend

The Weekend of November 21th, The Boston Shamrocks faced off against fellow JWHL South opponents... 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 »

 

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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 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.

 

Maccario Notches First Collegiate Goal At No. 1 Boston College

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Boston Shamrocks' Alumnae and UConn Huskies Freshman Marisa Maccario Scores First Collegiate Goal

After notching her first point as a Huskie only 2 weeks earlier in a game against Brown University, University of Connecticut freshman forward, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Marisa Maccario scored her first collegiate goal for the UConn women’s hockey team at No. 1 Boston College on Friday night at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Maccario’s goal gave UConn a 1-0 lead late in the first period over the Nation's top women's college hockey team. The Huskies scratched across the game’s first goal at 15:25 of the opening stanza, with Maccario connecting off assists from Kayla Campero and Lexi Lersch. The high-powered Eagles offense scored the next six goals for a 6-1 BC win.

The contest marked the seventh all-time for UConn against the nation’s No. 1 team. It was also the sixth game against a ranked opponent in 16 total games this season.

 

+5 Weekend Earns Harmon ECAC Rookie of the Week Honors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Clarkson University Freshman and Boston Shamrocks' Alumna Savannah Harmon Earned ECAC Rookie of the Week Honors

On Tuesday, ECAC Hockey announced Clarkson University‘s freshman defenseman from Downers Grove, IL, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Savannah Harmon earned Rookie of the Week honors.

Harmon helped lead the Clarkson University Knights to a weekend sweep over Syracuse University with four points from the blueline, including netting her first two collegiate goals. She tallied three points (1-2-3) in Friday's 9-0 win and provided solid play in her own zone to help in the shutout. She followed up Friday night's performance by scoring the Knights first goal Saturday afternoon in a 4-1 win over the Orange. Harmon was a +5 in the two games.

Clarkson at 5-3 overall, begins defense of its ECAC Hockey Regular Season title Tuesday night by hosting archrival St. Lawrence University at Cheel Arena in the first of 22 league contests. Faceoff is 7:00 pm.

 

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

Monday, October 27, 2014
Mercyhurst Freshman and Boston Shamrocks' Alumna Sarah Robello Named CHA Rookie of the Week

Mercyhurst University Lakers freshman forward, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Sarah Robello has been named College Hockey America (CHA) Rookie of the Week for the period ending on October 26. Robello recorded two goals and two assists in a pair of Lakers wins over the weekend.

On Friday, Robello led Mercyhurst to a 5-1 win over Minnesota State at the Mercyhurst Ice Center. She put up two goals and an assist in the match. The Las Vegas, Nevada, native scored at the 6:23 mark of the first period, getting the Lakers on the board. She put the hosts ahead, 3-0, with a power play goal at the 8:29 mark in the third period. Robello then assisted on a goal later in the frame.

Robello set up a power play goal on Saturday, giving Mercyhurst a 1-0 advantage it would not relinquish in a 2-1 victory over MSU.

On the season, Robello has three goals and five assists, as well as a team-best plus-5 rating. She is tied for fifth nationally in points per game among freshmen.

The Lakers hosts Robert Morris University to start CHA play this weekend in a two game series at the Mercyhurst Ice Center. On Friday, October 31, the teams face off at 7:00 pm. The next day, the contest is scheduled for a 2:00 pm start.