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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


Shamrocks Swept in Weekend Series Against Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles

The Shamrocks faced off against the Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles on October 18th, the first... Read More »

Shamrocks Finish Even in the First JWHL Weekend

  The Boston Shamrocks finished with a record of 2-2-1 on the first JWHL weekend... Read More »

Shamrocks fall to Notre Dame Hounds in Season Opener at Ristuccia

On Thursday night, the Boston Shamrocks faced the reigning JWHL Champions in their season opener.... Read More »

Boston Shamrocks Host JWHL Opening Weekend

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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 »

Boston Shamrocks Went Five Hundred On The Weekend In Stoney Creek, Ontario

Friday, September 12th, the Shamrocks took on Nepean and fell 4-1. After a scoreless first... Read More »

Shamrocks Show Well At NAHA

The Boston Shamrocks won two games and lost three at the NAHA Labor Day Tournament... Read More »

Shamrocks Return To Boston In Preparation Of New Season

After a summer full of camps and training, the Shamrocks' players returned back to Boston... Read More »

Tasha Wyatt and Moira Sweeney Join Shamrocks Coaching Staff

The Boston Shamrocks are pleased to announce the addition of Tasha Wyatt and Moira Sweeney... Read More »

Taylor Wenczkowski Named To U.S. Women's Under 18 Select Team

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Shamrocks Swept in Weekend Series Against Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles

Monday, October 20, 2014
Boston Shamrocks' Post Grad Defenseman Kayla Dion

The Shamrocks faced off against the Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles on October 18th, the first of three games over the weekend. After a scoreless first period, the Shamrocks took the lead just over a minute left in the second period. Post Grad Defenseman, Kayla Dion put the Shamrocks on the board after rushing the puck up ice. Dion caught the Purple Eagles in a line change and beat the goalie with a shot to the far post. The Purple Eagles equalized with eight minutes left in the third period, and opened up the scoring. The Shamrocks struck back quickly with a goal from Senior Forward, Taylor Wenckowski. Wenczkowski scored off a quick shot from the slot, beating the goalie five-hole. Even though the Shamrocks held the 2-1 lead, the Purple Eagles tallied three unanswered goals in five minutes. The Shamrocks fell 4-2.

The puck dropped at Syracuse University's Tennity Pavilion for the Shamrock's second game of the day. The Purple Eagles got on the board first, with three power-play goals in the first two periods. It wasn't until the third period, that the Shamrocks were able to put one past the Niagara goaltender. Down, 4-0, Sophomore Defenseman, Jenna Abeyta started off the scoring for the Shamrocks. Abeyta took a hard shot from the point, sneaking through traffic in front of the net. Ali Peper and Sophia Quick notched assists on the play. Sarah Wolf notched the second goal for the Shamrocks after a neutral zone breakout. Sarah King made a smooth drop pass to Wolf, who took a hard shot from the tops of the circles to sneak past the Purple Eagles' goaltender. The Shamrock's third goal came from Taylor Wenczkowski, who batted the puck out of the air and into the net on her own rebound. The three third period goals were not enough for the Shamrocks to close the Purple Eagle lead. They fell 5 to 3.

On Sunday Morning, the Shamrock's faced off once again at Sunnycrest Arena. Although the Purple Eagles struck first, the Shamrocks took a 2-1 lead in the first. Sarah Wolf tallied her second of the weekend off a back door shot, with a great feed from fellow Senior Forward, Logan Harper. Harper scored the Shamrock's second goal just three minutes later on the power-play and was assisted by Kayla Dion. The Purple Eagles struck again five minutes into the third period, scoring twice in twenty seconds. The Shamrocks were down 3-2, but not for long. Junior Defenseman, Aly Peper scored on the power play with a hard shot from the point. Michaela Boyle and Nora Maclaine assisted on the play. After tying the game at 3, the Shamrocks' penalty kill could not hold out. Niagara scored with just under six minutes left in the third. The Shamrocks fell 4-3.

Next up for the Boston Shamrocks is the second JWHL weekend in Rochester, NY.


Shamrocks Finish Even in the First JWHL Weekend

Monday, October 13, 2014


The Boston Shamrocks finished with a record of 2-2-1 on the first JWHL weekend of the 2014-2015 season.

After a 6-3 loss to Notre Dame on Thursday evening, the Shamrocks battled back to shutout Pacific Steelers 3-0 on Friday afternoon. Senior forward Logan Harper tallied her first goal as a Shamrock with less than six minutes remaining in the second period. After a great team breakout effort, sophomore forward Michaela Boyle broke away taking a hard shot the Pacific goalie got a piece of. Harper banged home the rebound. The Shamrock’s second goal came from junior forward Sarah King, also marking her first goal as a Shamrock. The goal came with under six minutes remaining in the third period and was assisted on the play by Emily Harris and Taylor Wenczkowski. The Shamrock’s sealed the Steelers’ fate with 1:58 left in regulation when Senior forward, Taylor Wenczkowski scored an empty net goal by collecting a breakout pass from Emily Harris. The play also marked both players’ second point of the game. Kassi Abbott was a standout in net, making many game saving plays to keep the Steelers from getting on the board.

Saturday, October 11th, the Shamrock’s faced the Warner School. The Shamrocks fell behind by a score of 2-0 in the first period. The third period started with the Shamrock’s facing a five to zero deficit and unfortunately were unable to close the gap. Midway through the third period Michalea Boyle scored the lone Shamrock goal. Boyle slid a high backhand shot past the Warner goalie and was assisted on the play by Emily Harris. The final buzzer sounded with the Shamrocks falling to Warner by a score of five to one.

Saturday night’s game had a decidedly better outcome. Although skating to a 2-2 tie with the Edge, the Shamrock’s rallied in a much better team effort while supporting Breast Cancer Awareness in their pink jerseys. The Edge struck first off a point shot with less than fifteen minutes to go in the first. The Shamrock’s held off any further Edge goals, but were unable to get on the board until Post Grad Defenseman, Kayla Dion struck on the power play. She was assisted on the play by Emily Harris The Shamrocks tied the game at one with 16:27 left in regulation. Two minutes later, the Shamrock’s capitalized on another power play with the Harris-Dion duo striking again. Harris beat the Edge goalie after some great puck movement on the five on four. Dion and Wenczkowski assisted her goal, marking her second two-point game on the weekend. The Edge struck once more to tie the game up with a little over six minutes in regulation. Kassi Abbott had another stellar game in net.

The Shamrock’s finished the weekend on a high note, taking down OHA on Sunday morning, October 12th. The Shamrock’s took a two to nothing lead late in the first period. With less than three minutes left in the first, Junior Defenseman, Madison Truax found a streaking Wenczkowski who went on to a one on one with the OHA goalie and scored. Jessie Jacques also assisted on the play. With 37 seconds left in the first, Kathleen McHugh notched her third of the weekend, beating the OHA goalie’s glove. Junior Defenseman, Ali Peper, assisted her on the play. OHA battled back and scored early in the second period, cutting the Shamrock’s lead to just one goal. But Wenczkowski struck again with 1:56 left in the second. She was assisted by Kayla Dion, her third point of the weekend. With less than three minutes left in the first, Senior Captain Jessie Jacques won a clean draw in her own end to Junior Defenseman, Madison Truax, who then found a breaking Wenczkowski who went on to a one on one with the OHA goalie and scored. Jacques and Peper, both with a multipoint game, assisted her. All three contributors had a multipoint game. OHA scored once more but could not close the Shamrock lead. The final horn sounded, the Shamrocks winning by a score of 4-2.

Next up for the Boston Shamrocks is a weekend series against the Niagara Purple Eagles in Syracuse, NY. The teams will face off October 18th and 19th.