2002–03 Harvard Crimson
Beanpot Champions
NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Frozen Four, Runner-up
Conference [[|]]
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine College Sports
2002–03 Record 30-3-1
Head Coach Katey Stone
Captain Jennifer Botterill
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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.


  • 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 statsEdit


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


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


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 honorsEdit

  • 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



External linksEdit

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