Former Swampscott High star Conor Donovan has committed to play college hockey at the University of Southern Maine next season. (Item Photo: Spenser Hasak)
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Swampscott native Conor Donovan commits to play hockey at Southern Maine

After a great career at Swampscott High followed by a strong season of junior hockey, Swampscott native and Worcester Junior Railers forward Conor Donovan has committed to play collegiate hockey at the University of Southern Maine beginning next season. The NCAA Division III program is located in Portland, Maine.

A former team captain at Swampscott, Donovan was named the Item Player of the Year for the 2019-20 season after a stellar senior year for the Big Blue. Donovan led all area MIAA players in goals (23), assists (46) and points (69) during his senior campaign, all while helping lead the Big Blue to a compelling run through the Division 3 North tournament. 

Also named Northeastern Conference co-MVP that year, Donovan finished his career with 50 goals and 65 assists for 115 points. His play helped the Big Blue win the NEC South title and make a run to the Division 3 Nor…

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