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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
Saint Anselm College freshman defenseman, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Jackie Guy (St. Louis, MO) was... Read More »
The Boston Shamrock's faced South Division Rival, North American Hockey Academy to close regular... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior goaltender, Kassi Abbott (Reading, MA) has committed... Read More »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward, Jessica Jacques (North Reading, MA) has... Read More »
The Shamrocks are in Washington D.C., participating in the annual JWHL Challenge Cup. The weekend... 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 »
The Boston Shamrocks are proud to announce senior forward Nora Maclaine (Easton, MA) has committed... Read More »
On Tuesday, ECAC Hockey announced Clarkson University‘s freshman defenseman from Downers Grove, IL, and Boston... Read More »
Mercyhurst University Lakers freshman forward, and Boston Shamrocks' alumna, Sarah Robello has been named College... Read More »
TOP NEWS STORIES
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).
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Boston Shamrock's faced South Division Rival, North American Hockey Academy to close regular season JWHL play.
On Saturday, February 21, the Shamrocks honored nine seniors and their accomplishments prior to the game. Among the honorees were, Nora Maclaine, Jackie Kilar, Jessie Jacques, Logan Harper, Taylor Wenczkowski, Sarah Wolf, Emily Harris, Kali Rutka, and Kassi Abbott. The Shamrocks fell to NAHA 3-1. NAHA struck first, but Boston evened the score with an unassisted tally from Michaela Boyle. NAHA tallied the go-ahead-goal in the third period. The Shamrocks pulled goaltender, Kassi Abbott, for the extra man advantage. NAHA secured an empty net goal and secured a 3-1 win.
On Sunday, February 22, the Shamrocks fell by the same score of 3-1. This time, the Shamrocks got on the board first with an unassisted breakaway goal from Taylor Wenczkowski. NAHA evened the score quickly after. NAHA scored one more unanswered goal and secured the 3-1 victory. Goaltender, Kassi Abbott put forth a stellar effort in both games.
The Shamrocks are back in action for the JWHL playoffs on March 5-8th. The games will take place at the Harborcenter in Buffalo, NY.
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.
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.
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.
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.