2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Greatest Women's ECAC Hockey Rookie Years Since 2010
    October 06, 2017
    The women’s ECAC Hockey conference has been running since 1984-85. Its current member schools have been together since 2006-07.
  • High Scoring Forward Nicole Kosta a Keeper for New-Look Markham Thunder
    October 04, 2017
    Selected in the first round of the 2017 CWHL Draft, Nicole Kosta is part of a new crop of offensive talent that shall bolster the lineup of the new-look Markham Thunder. Considering that renowned offensive talent Laura Stacey (the last first round pick in Brampton Thunder history) is part of Canada’s centralization in anticipation of the 2018 Winter Games, Kosta’s arrival will ease such a significant loss.
  • On the 'Fast' track
    October 02, 2017
    Over the last decade, Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team has become a proving ground for future stars, giving young players a chance to acquire international experience before skating onto the biggest stages in the game.
  • Forward Jessica Campbell retires from Canadian women's hockey
    October 02, 2017
    Forward Jessica Campbell has announced her retirement from Canada's women's hockey team.
  • Angela Ruggiero to Speak at Innovate Celebrate
    October 02, 2017
    Our roster of Innovate Celebrate speakers includes the CTO of a robotics company, a New York Times bestseller, a sports tech maven, and top execs at Intel, Homeland Security, and GoPro. Now, we’re adding a four-time Olympic ice hockey player. Yeah, that’s right, be jealous.
  • Top 25 Under 25 | Number 3 - Emerance Maschmeyer
    September 28, 2017
    Goalie Emerance Maschmeyer is on the podium with a bronze medal in the inaugural Top 25 Under 25 championships.
  • The Gunnery welcomes new faculty, administrators
    September 19, 2017
    WASHINGTON >> The Gunnery welcomed new and returning students during the first week of September, just in time for the official start of the new school year. Part of the yearly ritual is the welcoming of new faculty and administrators to campus and we are excited to welcome this new group to our Gunnery family. The incoming faculty is an enthusiastic and adventurous group who are ready to tackle the 24-hour commitment that being at a boarding school entails.
  • Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 15 - Cayley Mercer
    September 17, 2017
    The next name on our list Top 25 under 25 list is a reigning NCAA Frozen Four champion. Cayley Mercer led the Clarkson Golden Knights to their second national title in program history in 2017. The Exeter, Ont., native may have followed her sister Carly to Clarkson, but she made a name for herself while there.
  • Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 14 - Shiann Darkangelo
    September 17, 2017
    Forward Shiann Darkangelo’s hockey career has taken her quite a few places in the US, but her journey outside the States has just begun.
  • Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 16 - Kelsey Koelzer
    September 15, 2017
    We continue our countdown of the Top 25 under 25 with our number 16 player from the New York Riveters, by way of Princeton, Kelsey Koelzer. Over the past 12 months, Koelzer has experienced just about every level of women’s hockey. A knee injury in high school left her off USA Hockey youth rosters, but she more than made up for that lost time in her college career.
  • Women’s Hockey Top 25 Under 25 | Number 21 - Erin Ambrose
    September 11, 2017
    Erin Ambrose has slowly but surely become a major player in women's hockey. Ambrose is just 23, but in the past year she made her Worlds debut with Hockey Canada, where she won a silver medal, and then was named to Canada's centralization roster for the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
  • Building on Bloodlines
    September 11, 2017
    The opportunity is right there in front of Laura Stacey.
  • Exeter’s Cayley Mercer headed east after CWHL draft
    September 08, 2017
    VANKE, CHINA – Once again, Exeter’s Cayley Mercer’s name is in the news as she has been drafted by the Canadian Women’s Hockey League’s (CWHL) Vanke Rays.
  • Elizabeth Parker Joins Sister Mary on the Pride
    September 08, 2017
    BROOKLYN, NY – The Parker sisters of Milton, Mass. are once again teammates on the ice, as former Harvard forward Elizabeth Parker has joined the Boston Pride for the 2017-18 season.
  • Road To Pyeongchang: Laura Stacey
    September 07, 2017
    A closer look at the forward from Kleinburg, Ont., centralized with Canada’s National Women’s Team.
  • Val Turgeon – Learning Life & Hockey From NHL Dad
    September 03, 2017
    There are not many young ladies who can say that their dad was a first overall draft pick in the NHL. There are also not many young ladies whose dad played in well over 1,000 games and scored even more points. More importantly, there are not many young ladies who are superb hockey players themselves, are well-spoken and have a good head on their shoulders, all the while being supported by loving parents. Valerie (Val) Turgeon fits all of the above.
  • Atlantic Ambassador
    August 31, 2017
    Hockey fans in Nova Scotia have had plenty to celebrate in recent years. Much of that fun has been led by a couple of players named Crosby and Marchand. There’s also that kid named MacKinnon.
  • An Inspired Corey Stearns Make Mini Comback, Signs with Pride
    August 31, 2017
    BROOKLYN, NY – Inspired in part by the perseverance of her Princeton University and Noble and Greenough teammate Denna Laing, Corey Stearns devoted the last year to intense training with a goal of returning to competitive hockey. Her hopes were realized today as Stearns signed a contract to play for the Boston Pride in 2017-18.
  • Sarah Vaillancourt and a trio of her players putting Stanstead College in the national spotlight
    August 30, 2017
    Stanstead College has a history of their female students playing hockey dating back to the early 1900s. In the early 2000s, there was a girls’ hockey program, but it was made up of female students who were already at the school that wanted to play rather than a program that recruited players to prepare them to be student athletes.
  • Amanda Boulier signs with Connecticut Whale
    August 30, 2017
    The Connecticut Whale have agreed to terms with Yale assistant coach and former St. Lawrence University defender Amanda Boulier.
  • Hayley Moore discusses new role as NWHL deputy commissioner
    August 28, 2017
    Hayley Moore has made the most of her retirement from competitive hockey. The former Boston Blades forward has since been involved with girls and women’s hockey at essentially every level. This hockey season will be her first as deputy commissioner and director of player development for the NWHL.
  • Annual 'Run for Mandi' hosting bone marrow registry to combat cancer
    August 25, 2017
    An annual run honouring a late Canadian hockey player is working with a bone marrow and stem cell registry group in hopes of helping more people in her name.
  • Renewing Acquaintances
    August 23, 2017
    MONTREAL - Emerance Maschmeyer will be able to count on an old friend on the Canadiens to help her set up shop in Montreal.
  • 2000-01 Saints Team to be Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame
    August 23, 2017
    The 2000-01 women's hockey team, which made NCAA history by earning a spot in the inaugural Frozen Four held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 23-25, 2001, will also be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
  • League Well Represented at CWHL Draft
    August 21, 2017
    One hundred and five players representing nine countries were selected in the 2017 CWHL Draft on Sunday and will join the Boston Blades, Calgary Inferno, Kunlun Red Star, Markham Thunder, Les Canadiennes de Montreal, Toronto Furies, and Vanke Rays for the 2017-18 season. Held at the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Doc Seaman Centre in Toronto, the newest draft class represents 65 different USports and NCAA programs and features players from around the world, including Canada, USA, China, New Zealand and Turkey, among others.
  • Standout Defender Edney Set to Join Buffalo
    August 21, 2017
    BROOKLYN, NY – Sarah Edney, a member of the Canadian National Team program who in 2015 helped lead Harvard to the NCAA championship game, will play for the Buffalo Beauts in the upcoming NWHL season. Edney and the Beauts have reached an agreement in principle for 2017-18.
  • Tara Connolly Joins Engineers Staff as Assistant Coach
    August 21, 2017
    TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Tara Connolly as an assistant women's ice hockey coach. Connolly joins Christie Cicero on the staff of first-year head coach Bryan Vines.
  • Top 30 NWHL Prospects Countdown: #4-#1
    August 17, 2017
    We are counting down the NWHL's Top 30 Prospects in preparation for the 2017 NWHL Draft! We will be listing five prospects until we reach number one!
  • Les Canadiennes Land Goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer
    August 16, 2017
    Les Canadiennes de Montréal acquired goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer from the Calgary Inferno, general manager Meg Hewings announced on Tuesday.
  • Lindsay Wilde Wonderful Addition to Team USA Roster
    August 05, 2017
    Making her debut for the United States at the 2017 ISBHF Worlds in Pardubice, Czech Republic, it was an opportunity for Lindsay Wilde to compose another exciting chapter in her hockey odyssey, fulfilling a goal of donning the stars and stripes. Adding luster to this facet was the fact that she earned a podium finish in her debut for the national team.
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