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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

 
     
 
 
 

McHugh Commits To Providence College

The Boston Shamrocks are pleased to announce senior forward Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA) has committed... Read More »

King and Lydon Play 5 Games In Europe With Team JWHL

Boston Shamrocks forwards Sarah King (Wilmington, MA) and Brittany Lydon (Marblehead, MA) recently joined... Read More »

Five Shamrocks Attend National Development Camp

Boston Shamrocks forwards Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA), Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA), Kirsten Nergaard (Stamford, CT),... Read More »

Boston Shamrocks 2015 College Commitments

Once again the Boston Shamrocks have an impressive group of seniors and post grads moving... 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 »

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 »

+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 »

 

TOP NEWS STORIES

Five Shamrocks Attend National Development Camp

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Boston Shamrocks forwards Michaela Boyle (Reading, MA), Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA), Kirsten Nergaard (Stamford, CT), defenseman Kelly Golini (Tewksbury, MA) and goalie Kia Castonguay (Ipswich, MA) all attended the U18 National Development Camp held at Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota from July 8-14, 2015.

Nergaard was the camp’s top goal scorer with four goals and five points over the week.  This is the fourth straight year for Boston Shamrocks’ senior McHugh and second consecutive year for juniors Boyle and Castonguay to receive 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 & U18). 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.

Other Shamrocks to attend regional development camps included junior defenseman Jenna Abeyta (Aurora, CO), forward Baylee Trani (Calif.) and goalie Kate Turner (Texas), who attended the Rocky Mountain District Camp.  While Shamrocks forwards, senior Sarah King (Wilmington, MA) and junior Cassidy McNeeley (South Easton, MA) were invited to the Massachusetts Camp.

 

King and Lydon Play 5 Games In Europe With Team JWHL

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 against five talented Russian and Finnish teams while also exploring their host countries' cultures and rich histories.

 

McHugh Commits To Providence College

Friday, August 21, 2015
Boston Shamrocks' Senior Forward Kathleen McHugh

The Boston Shamrocks are pleased to announce senior forward Kathleen McHugh (Billerica, MA) has committed to the Providence College Friars women's hockey program for the 2016-17 season.

The Providence College Friars is a charter member of the very competitive Women's Hockey East. The Women's Hockey East currently includes such other highly acclaimed programs as Boston University, Boston College, University of Connecticut, Northeastern University, University of New Hampshire, University of Vermont and the University of Maine.

The Women's Hockey East Association officially commenced league action in the fall of 2002. The conference quickly emerged as one of the top women's ice hockey conferences in the nation. In its first 13 years the Women's Hockey East has sent nine teams to the Frozen Four and 19 teams to the NCAA Tournament.

 

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.