Q&A: Kiley Erickson Talks Her Commitment to Boston College

Posted on September 9, 2020

Milton Academy D Kiley Erickson moved from her hometown, Duxbury High, to prep hockey at Milton with the goal of getting herself more exposure to NCAA programs. The move paid off, as last week the Mass. native committed to Boston College. After making the commitment official, Erickson participated in a one-on-one interview with Neutral Zone…

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Interview: Choate's Kennedy Talks Committing to Wesleyan

Posted on January 14, 2020

Choate defender Mairead Kennedy is an excellent skater with blazing speed. Last season at Duxbury High (Mass.), Kennedy anchored the unit and pitched in offensively with 20 assists while scoring a pair of goals. Kennedy was named a Patriot League All Star and she was a member of the National Honor Society. Now at Choate…

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Mallory Mauracher Commits to Quinnipiac

Posted on December 18, 2019

Quinnipiac recently received a commitment from forward Mallory Mauracher, who is an Ohio native that has experience playing prep hockey at The Kent School as well as Tier I hockey with the Pittsburgh Pens organization. Projected to arrive in 2021 for the Bobcats, Mauracher is currently playing for the Penguins U16 team. “Mauracher is a…

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Q&A: Carmen Merlo, Union Recruit

Posted on June 19, 2018

Carmen Merlo grew up in Missouri and left to attend Shattuck St. Mary’s. The ’01 recently committed to Union, where she will matriculate in the fall of 2019. Neutral Zone chatted with Merlo about her youth hockey experience, her recruitment process and more. Neutral Zone: How and when did you start playing hockey? Carmen Merlo:…

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Jamie Hagerman Phinney’s Path Through Two ACL Tears, USA Hockey and Administration

Posted on June 15, 2018

by Jashvina Shah After earning a bronze medal with USA hockey at the 2006 Olympics, Jamie Hagerman Phinney was sitting in her doctor’s office. Cross-training in the offseason caused an old pain her knee to resurface, and she didn’t know why. Her doctor did an MRI on her knee. But he couldn’t find her ACL….

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Q&A: Jersey Phillips, Mercyhurst Recruit

Posted on December 1, 2017

Jersey Phillips, a four-star prospect, recently committed to Mercyhurst. The ’02 currently plays for the Buffalo Regals and is slated to play for the Lakers in 2020. Neutral Zone caught up with Jersey Phillips to talk about her youth hockey experience and her recruiting process.   Neutral Zone: When did you start playing? What drove…

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