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Jr Flyers Girls College List

Jr Flyers Girls - College List    

First Name  

Last Name School Start Year
Mattie     Robitzer Northeastern (NCAA D-I) 2023-24
Leah Rubinshteyn Dartmouth College (NCAA D-I) 2022-23
Makayla Javier Robert Morris (NCAA D-I) 2022-23
Leah Stecker Penn State University (NCAA D-I) 2022-23
Grace Dwyer Cornell University (NCAA D-I) 2022-23
Mandy Kaminsky Kings College (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Camille Sponaugle Liberty U. (ACHA D-II) 2021-22
Alyssa Wruble Maine (NCAA D-I) 2021-22
Maddie Jukus SUNY Morrisville (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Syd Bradley Alvernia University (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Emily Bozzi Suffolk University (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Rachel Martin SUNY Plattsburgh (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Kylie Aquaro RIT (NCAA D-I) 2021-22
Payton Hansen Endicott College (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Julia Franklin Suffolk University (NCAA D-III) 2021-22



Cornell University (NCAA D-I)


Riley Grimley UConn (NCAA D-I) 2021-22
Ava Rinker UConn (NCAA D-I) 2021-22
Caelie McFadden Montclair State (ACHA D-II) 2021-22
Cassie McFadden Delaware (ACHA D-II) 2021-22
Hannah O'Rourke Arcadia University (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Sophia Boyle Chatham University (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Maria Sallese Penn State University (ACHA D-I) 2020-21
Julia Nimeh University of Delaware (ACHA D-I) 2020-21
Samantha Schultz University of Delaware (ACHA D-I) 2020-21
Emily Brightbill Stevenson University (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Katelyn Reid Stevenson University (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Eva Hamel Hobart/William Smith College (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Sally Solotaroff-Webber Bowdoin College (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Jane McCarter Bowdoin College (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Jackie Miller Bowdoin College (NCAA D-III) 2021-22
Raelena Hughes Kings College (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Sierra Moore St. Olaf College (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Ainsley Shin St. Olaf College (NCAA D-III) 2020-21
Emma Simpson Lebanon Valley College (NCAA D-III) 2019-20
Georgia Wunder Neumann  U. (NCAA D-III) 2019-20
Lauren  Czymek Alvernia  U. (NCAA D-III) 2019-20
Gianna Manzi Wilkes College (NCAA D-III) 2019-20
Alexis Papoutsis Adrian College (ACHA D-I) 2019-20
Claire Sheehan Loyola-Chicago (ACHA D-I) 2019-20
Katelyn  Brightbill Franklin Pierce College (NCAA D-I) 2019-20
Annika Neufeld-Kreider SUNY Oswego (NCAA D-III) 2018-19
Delaney  Carle Nazareth College (NCAA D-III) 2018-19
Miki Rubin Nazareth College (NCAA D-III) 2018-19
Taylor Cullen Neumann U. (NCAA D-III) 2018-19
Morgan  Cullen Univ. of Delaware (ACHA D-I) 2018-19
Jacy  Kuhlman Endicott College (NCAA D-III) 2018-19
Jennifer Porter Syracuse U. (ACHA D-I) 2018-19


Van Kula

Univ. of Notre Dame (ACHA D-II)


Libby Barbato

St. Norbert's College (NCAA D-III)

Alexa Weiderhold SUNY Canton (NCAA D-III) 2017-18
Kate Winstanley Norwich U. (NCAA D-III) 2017-18
Abby Shows Stevenson U. (NCAA D-III) 2017-18
Nina Pugliese Lebanon Valley College (NCAA D-III) 2017-18
Erin Bonner Penn State U. (ACHA D-I) 2017-18

Mandy Kaminsky Commits to Kings College (NCAA D-III)

By Jr Flyers Girls 01/08/2021, 11:45am EST

19AA goaltender commits to Monarchs

Congratulations to 19AA goaltender, Mandy Kaminsky, on her commitment to Kings College (NCAA D-III) for the 2021-22 season.

On her commitment, Mandy said, "I chose Kings College for the strong academic opportunities in Psychology and Criminal Justice that the school has to offer, along with the welcoming and supportive environment.  I am excited to continue my academic and athletic development at Kings!"

Kings College is located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and the Monarchs compete in the United Collegiate Hockey Conference (UCHC).




19U Goaltender will play for the Huskies starting in 2023-24 season

The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers are excited to announce the commitment of 19U Tier-I goaltender, Mattie Robitzer, to Northeastern University (NCAA D-I).  Northeastern is located in Boston, MA. and they play in the prestigious Hockey East Conference.   Robitzer will attend Northeastern beginning in the fall of 2023.

Robitzer is in her 3rd season with the Jr Flyers Girls, including a 16U Tier-II bronze medal finish at 2019 Nationals in Amherst, NY., where she played all 5 games.  She possesses a high compete level, along with great athleticism and quickness in the crease.  Robitzer is able to remain calm in net, while aggressively challenging shooters and cutting off angles.

Jr Flyers Girls goaltending coach, Michel Larocque, said “Whether it’s a practice or a game, Mattie competes and battles for every puck. She elevates everyone around her with her work ethic and passion for the sport. Her ability to read plays, combined with her exceptional skating skills, puts her in a good position for every save.” 

On her decision, Robitzer stated, “I chose Northeastern because of the strong academics and competitive hockey program. I am excited to compete in Hockey East and look forward to playing on a team with such a great dynamic.”

Congratulations to Mattie! Northeastern Huskies Class of ’27!!




Jr Flyers Girls College Update

By News 12/18/2020, 10:45am EST

The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers Girls are extremely proud to announce that 21 of our current players are committed to play NCAA Hockey: 10 D-I and 11 D-III. 19 of those players play on the 19UT1 and 2 play on the 19AA.

NCAA Division I Hockey Commits:

Kylie Aquaro (RIT), Alexa Davis (Cornell), Gracie Dwyer (Cornell), Ava Rinker (UConn), Riley Grimley (UConn), Makayla Javier (RMU), Mattie Robitzer (Northeastern), Leah Rubinshteyn (Dartmouth), Leah Stecker (Penn State), Alyssa Wruble (Maine)

NCAA Division III Hockey Commits:

Emily Bozzi (Suffolk), Julia Franklin (Suffolk), Syd Bradley (Alvernia), Payton Hansen (Endicott), Jordan Hower (Middlebury), Rachel Martin (Plattsburgh), Jackie Miller (Bowdoin), Jane McCarter (Bowdoin), Sally Solotaroff-Webber (Bowdoin), Hannah O'Rourke (Arcadia), Maddie Jukus (Morrisville)


Leah Rubinshteyn Commits to Dartmouth (NCAA D-I)

By Chris Baer 11/17/2020, 12:15pm EST

19U Forward chooses Big Green

West Chester, PA – The Philadelphia Jr Flyers Girls are excited to announce the commitment of Leah Rubinshteyn to Dartmouth College (NCAA D-I) for the 2022-23 season.  Leah is the 3rd Ivy-League commit; 9th NCAA D-I commit; and 18th NCAA commit on the current 19U T1 team.  Located in Hanover, NH, the Dartmouth Big Green play in the ECAC Hockey Conference and will be led by first-year Head Coach, Morgan Illikainen.

Rubinshteyn is in her 2nd season with the Jr Flyers program and is a native of Summit, NJ.  She is a high-compete player that battles for the puck every time she touches the ice – whether in a game, or in a practice.  Rubinshteyn has a great work ethic and is extremely aggressive; she makes hard, crisp passes and has a heavy, accurate shot. She is a powerful skater with quick feet and hands.

19U Coach Chris Baer said, “Leah has a D-I work ethic and skill set… we are excited to see how much she will continue to improve over this next year and a half.  She earns everything she gets, and we know she is very deserving of this opportunity and will make an immediate impact for the Big Green”.

On her commitment, Rubinshteyn said, “I chose Dartmouth because I loved the overall atmosphere of the school and it felt like the perfect fit for me from an academic and athletic perspective. I couldn’t have done it without the help of my family, friends, and coaches.”

Congrats to Leah! Dartmouth Big Green ’26.




Alyssa Wruble Commits to University of Maine (NCAA D-I)

By Chris Baer 11/11/2020, 12:45pm EST

19U Forward heading to Hockey East

West Chester, PA – The Philadelphia Jr Flyers Girls are thrilled to announce the commitment of 2021 forward, Alyssa Wruble, to the University of Maine (NCAA D-I).  The Black Bears are a member of the Hockey East Conference, along with: Boston College, Boston University, UConn, Holy Cross, Merrimack, UNH, Northeastern, Providence, and Vermont.

Wruble is currently a winger for the 19U T1 team and is in her 2nd season with the Jr Flyers.  She attended the 2019 USA Hockey 16/17 National Development Camp in St. Cloud, MN.  Wruble is an elite speedster that competes hard in all 3 zones and is always a threat on the ice.  Her skating ability and aggression keeps defenders on their heels as she pushes the pace up ice.  Wruble is a high-motor player that plays with grit, making her excellent on the forecheck, backcheck, and penalty kill.

On her commitment, Wruble said “I chose The University of Maine because as soon as I stepped onto campus, it felt like a second home. I felt that it was the right fit for me all around - academically and athletically. I couldn’t have done it without the help of my friends, family, and coaches”.

Congrats and good luck to Alyssa! University of Maine – Class of 2025.




Maddie Jukus Commits to SUNY Morrisville (NCAA D-III)

By Jr Flyers Girls 10/29/2020, 2:45pm EDT

19AA Defenseman to play in SUNYAC

Congratulations to 19AA defenseman, Maddie Jukus, on her commitment to SUNY Morrisville.

Maddie will be studying business and chose Morrisville "because of the community, academic, and athletic aspects of the school".

When speaking of Maddie, 19AA Coach Kaminsky said that she, "Plays well positionally and is willing to defend aggressively and physically when needed.  She has the willingness and ability to carry the puck up the ice when necessary.  Additionally, she has a strong and accurate shot from the point.  Maddie is very coachable, has a terrific work ethic, and has a bright future ahead of her!"

Congrats and good luck to Maddie! SUNY Morrisville Mustangs - Class of 2025.



Syd Bradley Commits to Alvernia (NCAA D-III)

By Chris Baer 10/15/2020, 3:00pm EDT

Long-time Jr Flyer commits to Golden Wolves

The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers are proud to announce the commitment of an original Jr Flyer Girl, Syd Bradley, to Alvernia University (NCAA D-III). Alvernia is a 2nd year program, located in Reading, PA that competes in the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC), along with Kings, Wilkes, Lebanon Valley, and Stevenson.

Bradley is currently a Center for the 19U T1 team and is in her 6th season with the program.  During her time, she has been a leader on and off the ice, wearing a captains’ letter to 14U Nationals in Marlborough, MA. and to 16U Nationals in Irvine, CA.

Bradley is a solid two-way player that possesses a high hockey IQ.  In the offensive zone, she is at her best when playing below the dots, as she protects the puck and works along the walls extremely well.  She also has great instincts and finishing ability around the net, which lead to many of her goals.

Of the commitment, Bradley said, “I chose Alvernia because it had a great atmosphere and felt like home. I feel like I will fit right in with the team and coaching staff. I’d like to thank my family, coaches, and teammates for all their help and support throughout the years.”

Congrats, Syd!!



Makayla Javier Commits to RMU (NCAA D-I)

By Chris Baer 10/12/2020, 10:45am EDT

West Chester, PA – The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers Girls are thrilled to announce the commitment of Makayla “MJ” Javier to Robert Morris University (NCAA D-I) for 2022-23.  The RMU Colonials play in the College Hockey America (CHA) Conference, with: Lindenwood, Mercyhurst, Penn State, RIT, and Syracuse.

Javier is in her 3rd season with the Jr Flyers and serves as an Alternate Captain on the 19U Tier I team.  The right-handed defenseman plays a strong 200-foot game, emphasized by a high-compete level, on and off the puck.  Her feet and hands make her confident in making plays under pressure, as she reads the play well.  Javier’s blend of speed, skill, power, and physicality make her a top-tier defenseman that can play in any situation.

Jr Flyers Girls GM/Coach, Chris Baer, noted “MJ had so much natural ability when she came to us a few years back.  She was powerful and raw, but we have enjoyed watching her develop into such a consistent and reliable two-way defender… What has really allowed her to make that next step is her increased understanding of the game.  The improvements she has made with her hockey IQ and puck support have helped turn her into an elite defenseman.”

Javier announced her commitment through social media, stating, “Honored to announce my verbal commitment to play D1 hockey at Robert Morris University.  I want to thank my friends, family, teammates, and coaches for helping get to where I am today #gocolonials”.

Congrats, MJ!  RMU Class of 2026.




Emily Bozzi Commits to Suffolk University (NCAA D-III)

By Chris Baer 09/30/2020, 12:30pm EDT

West Chester, PA – The Philadelphia Jr. Flyers are proud to announce the commitment of Emily Bozzi to Suffolk University (NCAA D-III).  The campus is located in historic Beacon Hill, Boston, and the Rams compete in the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC).  Former Boston College standout, Taylor Wasylk, is the programs first-and-only head coach as they enter their 3rd season, hoping to build on their success of reaching the conference finals last season.

Bozzi is in her 11th season with the Quakers/Jr Flyers Girls program, including 5 with the Jr Flyers Tier I Girls.  The senior attends the Philadelphia Hockey Academy and plays forward for the 19UAAA team.  Bozzi had a breakout season in 2019-20, scoring a career-high 28 goals. Bozzi uses her body and her frame extremely well to create space for herself and her teammates.  She competes hard for pucks and maintains a strong center of gravity, while utilizing a powerful stride and an excellent shot release.

Jr Flyers Coach/GM, Chris Baer, said “it has been truly amazing to watch the maturation and development of Emily over these past 5 seasons together.  She has come such a long way in that time, and I am proud to have shared a role in her becoming the player and person that she is today.  I expect great things for her at the collegiate level”.

On her commitment, Bozzi said “I choose Suffolk because when I stepped on the campus, I fell in love with it. The school, coaches, and city felt like the right choice for me! I’m excited to start my college experience. I want to thank my parents, coaches, and friends for everything they’ve done to help me get this far!”

Congrats, Bozzi! Suffolk University Class of ’25.




Rachel Martin commits to SUNY Plattsburgh (NCAA D-III)

By Chris Baer 09/28/2020, 3:00pm EDT

West Chester, PA – The Philadelphia JR Flyers are excited to announce the commitment of long-time JR Flyer, Rachel Martin, to SUNY Plattsburgh. The Cardinals are a perennial national powerhouse in Women’s D-III Hockey, with 7 NCAA National Championships, including 5 of the last 6 titles.  Plattsburgh was the #1 ranked team and had a 26-1 record heading into the 2020 National Tournament, which was cancelled due to COVID.

Martin is in her 5th season with the Jr Flyers and is currently an Alternate Captain for the 19U T1 team.  She is a powerful skater with a heavy shot and excellent release, which make her a natural goal scorer. Martin plays a hard, physical game and wins her battles. 

JR Flyers Coach/GM, Chris Baer, said “Her leadership and work-ethic make her a great addition to any program… her compete-level, especially beneath the dots and around the net, make her a great fit for the style of play at Plattsburgh. Adding players like Rachel is how you stay a national contender at the collegiate level.”

On her decision, Martin said “I chose Plattsburgh because of the atmosphere around campus, along with the coaches and players made it feel like home. I want to thank all my coaches through the years for all their help…I couldn’t have done it without them. I also want to thank all my friends and family for being so supportive.”

Congrats, Rachel!  SUNY Plattsburgh Class of 2025.




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