Oakdale graduate Mairead Carey (2014) scored twice for the Hamilton College Continentals women’s ice hockey team as they won their second straight game, rallying from two goals down to beat host SUNY Cortland 3-2 in overtime.
The Continentals are a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), which is the premier women's ice hockey conference in NCAA Division III. The NESCAC consists of 11 highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities located in New England and New York. They are often referred to as the "Little Ivies."
Mairead Carey Commits to Hamilton College
Congratulations to Oakdale senior Captain Mairead Carey who will play her collegiate hockey at Hamilton College. In addition to Oakdale, Mairead plays for The Washington Pride U19 team which competes in the Junior Women's Hockey League. She serves as the Pride Captain for the 2013-2014 season.
The Continentals are a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), which is the premier women's ice hockey conference in NCAA Division III. Two of the eight teams in the 2013 NCAA championship field were from the NESCAC, including the national runner-up. NESCAC programs have won seven of the 14 national championships.
The NESCAC consists of 11 highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities located in New England and New York. They are often referred to as the "Little Ivies."
Welcome to Oakdale Bears High School Ice Hockey
The Oakdale High School Ice Hockey Club is a non-profit corporation formed to promote and enhance the education opportunities of students at Oakdale High School (“OHS”). The Club believes the promotion and development of an ice hockey program not only will allow students to expand their horizons by working together in a team effort, but will also improve the general welfare of OHS, its student body, its faculty and the community.
The team is not school-sponsored, nor affiliated with OHS or Frederick County Public Schools. Therefore, all costs associated with playing for the team are the responsibility of the players and club. The team is however, recognized as an official club team by OHS, is open to all eligible OHS students with interest in playing or being part of high school ice hockey, and is subject to all rules, regulations, and policies of club activities at OHS.
1) Participants have an opportunity to earn an OHS athletic letter. 2) The team will be featured in the OHS Yearbook. 3) The games will be reported in the OHS morning announcements 4) Recognized and supported by the Oakdale Athletic Boosters Club
About Oakdale Hockey
Participation is regulated by USA Hockey, the governing body of amateur hockey in the USA. The Varsity team currently plays a competitive 12 game league schedule. As part of the Monocacy Valley Division of the Maryland Student Hockey League (MSHL), the Bears compete against schools such as Urbana, Walkersville, Thomas Johnson, Linganore, Middletown and Frederick. In addition, the team competes in the Skate Frederick High School Hockey League, playing primarily on Sunday evenings. All home games are at Skate Frederick.
Any student enrolled at Oakdale High School who maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA with no failing grades is eligible to play. It is strongly recommended that students have previous hockey experience and are familiar with the rules and risks of competitive ice hockey. All players are required to be members of USA Hockey.
There will be a team meeting and player evaluations in September. Practices will start in early October, and league games will start in November. For additional information, please contact:
Head Coach - Paul Veillette Assistant Coach - David Soifer
Oakdale High School Athletics
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Oakdale High School Ice Hockey Club - Students Only
Attention Ice Hockey Players and Fans! We want players and fans to join the OHS Ice Hockey Club. Players will compete at the Varsity level in the Maryland Scholastic Hockey League which is highly competitive, and in the Sunday Night League which is recreational. Hockey fans can join the club, support the team, make posters, write announcements, or just discuss the latest NHL scores.
If you are a player or a fan of ice hockey, see Nicole Boudart in room XXXX.