2002–03 Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey season
Beanpot Champions
NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Frozen Four, Runner-up
Overall 30-3-1
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Katey Stone
Captain(s) Jennifer Botterill

The 2002-03 Harvard Crimson women’s ice hockey team played in the NCAA championship game, Harvard was first in the National Polls for 14 consecutive weeks. [1] In addition, the Crimson had a 28-game unbeaten streak and captured the ECAC regular-season and Ivy League titles. The Crimson won the Beanpot for the fifth straight season.

Beanpot[edit | edit source]

  • February 4, 2003
    • Harvard 7, Boston University 0
  • February 11, 2003
    • Harvard 7, Boston College 0[2]
    • Jennifer Botterill claimed her third Beanpot Most Valuable Player award.

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Skaters[edit | edit source]

Player Games Played Goals Assists Points
Jennifer Botterill 32 47 65 112
Julie Chu 32 42 51 93
Angela Ruggiero 34 29 54 83


Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Player Games Played Minutes Goals Against Wins Losses Ties Shutouts Save % Goals Against Average
Ali Boe
Jessica Ruddock
Emily Smith

Postseason[edit | edit source]

The Crimson won the Frozen Four semifinal by defeating the Minnesota Golden Gophers by a 6-1 score. In the final, the Crimson took the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs to double overtime. The Crimson would lose the game by a 4-3 score.

  • Harvard 6, Minnesota 1
  • Minnesota-Duluth 4, Harvard 3 (OT)


Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • Jennifer Botterill, AHCA First Team All-American
  • Jennifer Botterill, Beanpot Most Valuable Player[5]
  • Jennifer Botterill, Patty Kazmaier Award Winner[6]
  • Angela Ruggiero AHCA First Team All-American
  • Angela Ruggiero, NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team
  • Julie Chu AHCA Second Team All-American
  • Julie Chu, NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team


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