NWHL Inaugural Draft

NWHL Inaugural Draft

  Exciting news…the NWHL – National Women’s Hockey League – had their first draft yesterday. That means we’re 1 step closer to dropping the puck on the inaugural season this fall!  

The draft culled an amazing group of women from top level colleges. This first season of professional women’s hockey promises to be an exciting one. 

The NYC team, the NY Riveters, will be playing out of Long Island beginning in October. Details to be announced.


Draft Complete

2015 NWHL Draft

  1. Alex Carpenter, F, Boston College (RIVETERS)
  2. Hannah Brandt, F, Minnesota (WHALE)
  3. Kendall Coyne, F, Northeastern (PRIDE)
  4. Courtney Burke, D, Wisconsin (BEAUTS)
  5. Haley Skarupa, F, Boston College (RIVETERS)
  6. Michelle Picard, D, Harvard College (WHALE)
  7. Emerance Maschmeyer, G, Harvard College (PRIDE)
  8. Sarah Lefort, F, Boston University (BEAUTS)
  9. Erin Ambrose, D, Clarkson University (RIVETERS)
  10. Milica McMillen, D, Minnesota (WHALE)
  11. Lexi Bender, D, Boston College (PRIDE)
  12. Amanda Leveille, G, Minnesota (BEAUTS)
  13. Dana Trivigno, F, Boston College (RIVETERS)
  14. Maryanne Menefee, F, Minnesota (WHALE)
  15. Miye D’Oench, F, Harvard College (PRIDE)
  16. Emily Janiga, F, Mercyhurst (BEAUTS)
  17. Kimberly Newell, G, Princeton (RIVETERS)
  18. Cassandra Poudrier, D, Cornell (WHALE)
  19. Shannon MacAuley, F, Clarkson University (PRIDE)
  20. Jenna Dingeldein, F, Mercyhurst (BEAUTS)

You can learn more at http://nwhl.co